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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...

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    27-Feb-2015 to 10:29

    Japan offers US$1.2m for Mozambique disaster management

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Japanese government has pledged to provide US$1.2 million to Mozambique in a technical assistance project to strengthen the institutional capacity in managing water-related disaster risks in the southern African country, APA learns here on Friday.

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    26-Feb-2015 to 15:06

    Botswana copper mine accident claims two lives

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — At least two miners have died of injuries following an underground explosion at the ‪BCL copper mine in Selibe Phikwe town on Tuesday afternoon.

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    25-Feb-2015 to 18:57

    Botswana condoles with Bangladesh over ferry disaster

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Lt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Wednesday sent a message of condolences to his counterpart, President Hamid of Bangladesh following the tragic ferry collision that occurred along the Padma river, resulting in loss of lives and injuries.

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    24-Feb-2015 to 10:55

    Botswana anti-poaching efforts bearing fruit – Minister

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister Tshekedi Khama on Tuesday said the latest wildlife census showed that government’s efforts against poaching were bearing fruit.

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    23-Feb-2015 to 12:20

    S/African authorities to probe mine fire

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Harmony Gold Mining Company and the Ministry of Mineral Resources will launch a probe into the cause of an underground fire that started at Kusasalethu Gold Mine in Carletonville at the weekend, officials said Monday.

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    23-Feb-2015 to 10:21

    Mozambique reopens Limpopo railway line after derailment

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s Ports and Railways Company (CFM) has reopened the Limpopo railway line that links the capital Maputo to Zimbabwe after a four-day interruption caused by a derailment, APA learnt here Monday.

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    16-Feb-2015 to 15:23

    Malawi raises US$27m towards flood response

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Department of Disaster Management and Affairs (DODMA) announced Monday that it has so far raised $27 million towards flood disaster response.

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