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    21-Jul-2017 to 13:30

    UNHCR urges Swaziland to stop harmful customs

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHCR) wants Swaziland to get rid of customary practices that are harmful to women and children.

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    20-Jul-2017 to 11:52

    UNESCO grants South Africa 9th World Heritage Site

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape has been added to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) prestigious list as the ninth World Heritage Site in the country, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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    18-Jul-2017 to 17:45

    S/African gov’t offers funds to support black filmmakers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government, in an effort to assist the development of the country’s black filmmakers, will spend US$7.7 million to support emerging black filmmakers, according to a Trade and Industry Ministry official, who announced this on Tuesday.

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    12-Jul-2017 to 17:31

    Cameroon’s 21st movie fest kicks off Saturday

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The 21st edition of the "Les Ecrans Noirs" film festival kicks off simultaneously in the Cameroonian cities of Yaounde and Douala on Friday, its organizers say.

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    14-May-2017 to 13:36

    17 mummies discovered in Egypt’s labyrinth

    APA - Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummified figures in labyrinths in the central province of Menya.

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    12-May-2017 to 08:15

    US army band to perform across Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Four United States Airmen from the US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) band will be in Botswana from May 13 to 17, performing in some schools in the tourism resort town of Kasane in northern Botswana, APA learnt here Friday.

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    29-Apr-2017 to 13:35

    S/African superstar Johnny Clegg retires after world tour - Manager

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Having spent nearly four decades in the music industry‚ South Africa’s iconic singer Johnny Clegg is retiring to focus on writing his memoirs, and to spend more time with his family, his manager Roddy Quin has said.

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