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    03-Mar-2017 to 09:54

    S/African leader pays tribute to late author Miriam Tlali

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma on Friday paid tribute to the first black South African woman to have a book published in the country, Miriam Tlali, who was a scholar and activist.

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    16-Feb-2017 to 19:38

    Nomination opens for S/Leone’s first “Grammy Awards”

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Nominations for awards in Sierra Leone’s first ever Entertainment Awards has opened, the organizers said Thursday.

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    07-Feb-2017 to 17:59

    New BEAC Governor assumes office

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) — The new governor of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), Chad’s Abbas Mahamat Tolli has assumed office at the bank’s headquarters in Yaoundé, APA learned Tuesday.

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    07-Feb-2017 to 17:49

    Cameroon to feature ten films at FESPACO

    APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Cameroon will present ten films in the official competition at the Ouagadougou Pan African Film Festival (FESPACO), which will be held from February 25 to March 4 in the Burkinabe capital.

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    01-Feb-2017 to 06:13

    Botswana suspends permits for wildlife research film makers

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Wednesday announced that it was suspending the issuance of new permits for environmental research, film-making, photography with immediate effect until further notice.

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    16-Jan-2017 to 09:41

    S/African jazz icon Thandi Klassen dies, Zuma pays tribute

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has described jazz singer Thandi Klaasen’s passing as a tragic loss to the nation, APA has learnt.

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    24-Dec-2016 to 13:50

    Moroccan monarch picks up Mandela Peace Prize

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Mandela Peace Prize for this year has been awarded to Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, the Mandela Institute of Paris announced.

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