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    • Nigeria hosts sub-regional workshop on port concession

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A two-day sub-regional workshop on port concession will open on Tuesday in Abuja, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has said.

    • — The US government under its military cooperation agreement with Senegal will equip the country’s Inter-Ministerial Crisis Management Operations Centre (COIC) with computer equipmen...

    • Former Botswana leader linked to new party

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has been linked to a new party that is allegedly being formed by some disgruntled members of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

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    15-May-2015 to 10:09

    S/Africa: Special official funeral set for freedom fighter - Presidency

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa President Jacob Zuma has declared a special official funeral for the late struggle stalwart, Ruth Mompati, who died on Tuesday after a long illness, the Presidency said on Friday.

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    15-May-2015 to 10:06

    Zuma to perform coronation of Xhosa King at Nqadu Great Place

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma will on Friday lead a traditional ceremony during the historic coronation of King Ikumkani Mpendulo Sigcawu of the Xhosas taking place at Nqadu Great Place, a town in the Eastern Cape Province.

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    14-May-2015 to 12:35

    S/Africa set to promote African identity during May celebrations

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s activities planned to celebrate Africa Month will be used to promote the African identity, entrench African values and ethics, as well as strengthen existing collaborations in the continent, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.

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    05-May-2015 to 12:57

    Suspected Islamists destroy a mausoleum in northern Mali

    APA Bamako (Mali) — The mausoleum of Sekou Amadou in the village of Hamdallaye, a locality about 30 kilometers from Mopti in northern Mali, was destroyed on Sunday night by alleged religious fundamentalists.

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    14-Apr-2015 to 11:50

    Burkina Faso: Annual Ouagadougou Jazz Festival slated for April

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - The 23rd edition of the Ouagadougou Jazz Festival is scheduled to take place from 24 April to 2 May 2015 in the Burkinabe capital, organizers told APA.

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    09-Apr-2015 to 14:01

    Prominent Senegalese wrestler arrives as guest of Gambian leader

    APA- Banjul (The Gambia) — Senegal's leading traditional wrestler, Eumeu Sene has arrived in Banjul in the early hours of Thursday morning after he was invited by the Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh following his victory over the former King of the Arena’ Balla Gaye 2 on Sunday.

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    02-Mar-2015 to 14:24

    Burkina Faso: FESPACO 2015 sets up ‘Thomas Sankara prize’

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — The 24th edition of the Festival of Afican Cinema (FESPACO) will award for the first time, a special prize called “Thomas Sankara prize” named after former Burkinabe head of state (1983-1987), APA learns from the organizers.

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