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    24-Aug-2016 to 20:26

    Swaziland: 100, 000 maidens in royal chastity rituals

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland’s King Mswati III on Wednesday commissioned about 100, 000 young maidens to fetch the customary reed in two different places, marking the start to the yearly rituals over their prized chastity.

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    24-Aug-2016 to 12:40

    Swazi reed dance ceremony gets boost from Asian businessmen

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Some Asian business owners in Swaziland donated 1 000 loaves of bread and soft drinks for maidens during the Reed Dance ceremony taking off on Wednesday, APA reports on Wednesday.

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    19-Aug-2016 to 20:33

    Brazzaville revives first movie theatre in 25 years

    APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — Brazzaville, the capital of Congo, has brought round public cinema after 25 years of deprivation.

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    19-Aug-2016 to 08:40

    Swazi witch-doctors say can cure lesbian, gay hormones

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Witchdoctors of Swaziland claim they can cure lesbian and gay hormones to eliminate these groups of people in society, APA reports on Friday.

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    16-Aug-2016 to 18:06

    Swazi anger as teenager marries Asian businessman

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swazis have voiced their opposition to the marriage of a 16-year-old local girl to an Asian businessman that took place over the weekend, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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    14-Aug-2016 to 14:48

    Africa backing Egypt's nominee for UNESCO top job

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — African ambassadors accredited to Egypt have officially signaled their support to Moushira Khattab, the Egyptian nominee bidding to become the next Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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    11-Aug-2016 to 16:52

    Rastafarians in Swaziland demand secluded quarters

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Members of Swaziland’s Rastafarian community are demanding a secluded territory where they can live freely and practice their culture without interference.

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