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    11-Dec-2017 to 17:18

    Swazis slaughter thousands of cattle for national events

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland annually slaughters thousands of cattle as part of traditional events such as the Incwala National Prayer usually held in December.

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    15-Nov-2017 to 13:06

    Senegal’s Adama Aly Pam named new Director of UNESCO

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “South African President Jacob Zuma, speaking on behalf of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has expressed hope there would be 'no unconstitutional changes' of government in Zimbabwe, as that would be contrary to both SADC and African Union positions,” according to wire service and BBC news reports seen by APA Wednesday.

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    25-Oct-2017 to 13:20

    Swazi monarch side-steps Thai king’s funeral

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Based on Swazi cultural practice, King Mswati III does not attend funerals; and he does not even mingle with people who have been around a dead person.

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    14-Oct-2017 to 16:20

    Ethiopia to repair four of nine world heritages

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia said it is going to repair four of the nine world heritage this year, according to the Authority for Conservation of Cultural Heritage.

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    14-Oct-2017 to 11:13

    S/Africa’s Zuma honours OR Tambo at Heritage Site in Zambia

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The OR Tambo Heritage Site House launched in Lusaka provided “a great opportunity for research and the writing of our own African stories,” South African President Jacob Zuma said in the Zambian capital on Friday.

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    04-Oct-2017 to 12:21

    Oscar Pistorius movie is late girlfriend’s point of view – Filmmaker

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A US television channel which plans to air a film about Oscar Pistorius’ killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp four years ago is told from the late woman’s family’s point of view, the moviemaker claimed on Wednesday.

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    26-Sep-2017 to 13:45

    Ghanaian man marries into Swazi royal family

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A Ghanaian man, Thomas Boahen fulfilled Swazi customary marriage rites by paying 25 cattle as dowry for marrying a daughter to Swaziland's King Mswati III’s sister, APA learns here on Tuesday.

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