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16-Sep-2014 to 19:12

Mugabe blasts Western sanctions against Russia

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday waded into the political dispute between Russia and the West, describing sanctions against Moscow as "illegal".

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16-Sep-2014 to 18:09

S/Africa: Ramaphosa as SADC peace facilitator for Lesotho

APA - Johannesburg (South Africa) — Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s Deputy President has been appointed in charge of the Southern African Development Community’s peace initiative for Lesotho.

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16-Sep-2014 to 11:57

S/Africa to lead observer mission to Lesotho

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African-led observer mission is to be deployed to Lesotho for three months, with the hope that stability would prevail and enable the mountain kingdom to hold elections at the end of this period, a SADC communiqué said on Tuesday.

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15-Sep-2014 to 18:30

Nigeria eyes $80bn trade volume with 14 Asian countries

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government has concluded plans to raise the volume of trade between the country and 14 Asian countries from the current $40 billion to $80 billion within the next two years.

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15-Sep-2014 to 15:18

Former Kenyan leader pleads for peace in South Sudan

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s former President, Daniel Arap Moi on Monday pleaded with South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his former Vice-President Riek Machar, to embrace peace and bring to an end the nine month conflict that has displaced thousands in that country.

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15-Sep-2014 to 14:41

Kenyan leader in Equatorial Guinea for an official visit

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Malabo, the Equatorial Guinean capital, for a two day official visit starting Monday.

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15-Sep-2014 to 14:03

Zuma hosts emergency meeting on Lesotho peace deal

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The political situation in Lesotho will come under the spotlight again when three Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional leaders gather for an emergency meeting in Pretoria on Monday, the Presidency has said.

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