22-Mar-2019 to 07:13

Equal use of all S/African languages a human right – Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government has dedicated this year’s Human Rights Day commemorations to the promotion of indigenous languages, including sign languages, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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21-Mar-2019 to 14:06

Britain returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Britain has lived up to its promise made to Ethiopia last month by returning the hair of Emperor Tewodors II.

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02-Mar-2019 to 09:22

Botswana: Mozambique’s ex-leader's museum nearing completion

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Mozambican President Samora Michele’s Memorial Museum under construction in Lobatse, about 75 kilometres from the capital Gaborone will be completed this year after encountering contractual delays, APA learned here Friday.

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25-Feb-2019 to 08:16

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays tribute to late singer Dorothy Masuka

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa, paying tribute to fallen jazz singer Dorothy Masuka on Sunday, described her passing as a significant loss to the cultural heritage of South Africa and the continent as a whole.

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11-Feb-2019 to 13:04

S/Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir wins third Grammy

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s talented Soweto Gospel Choir has scooped its third Grammy Award during a colourful ceremony held in Los Angeles, United States on Monday, press reports have said.

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10-Feb-2019 to 19:24

Commemorative statue of Emperor Haile Selassie unveiled at AU

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The commemorative statue of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie on Sunday was inaugurated in the premises of the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:09

S/African minister pays tribute to late Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has joined fellow fans in the country to pay tribute to late Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on Wednesday after a long illness in in Harare.

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