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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...


    05-Jun-2015 to 09:37

    Djibouti to send 900 troops to Somalia

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union and the Republic of Djibouti have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides for the deployment of a second Djiboutian battalion of 900 troops within the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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    04-Jun-2015 to 17:31

    Ethiopia announces over $11b national budget

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has allocated over $11 billion as its national budget for the current fiscal year that runs from July 2015 to June 2016.

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    04-Jun-2015 to 14:48

    Ethiopia announces over $11.1bn national budget

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has allocated over $11.1 billion as its national budget for the next fiscal year that runs from July 2015 to June 2016.

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    03-Jun-2015 to 13:32

    Ethiopian airlines adds Manila to route network

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday announced that it would start flying to Manila, Philippines, beginning July 9, 2015.

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    02-Jun-2015 to 15:23

    Ethiopia: UNHCR launches 2015 world refugee day campaign

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN refugee agency UNHCR has launched its annual World Refugee Day Campaign on Tuesday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa with the release of several films featuring celebrity supporters that tell the human side of the refugee plight.

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    25-May-2015 to 18:45

    AU condemns Burundi assassination

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has strongly condemned Saturday’s assassination of Mr. Zedi Feruzi, the leader of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) Zigamibanga, and his bodyguard, in Bujumbura.

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    25-May-2015 to 10:50

    Preliminary results of Ethiopian elections put ruling party ahead

    APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Preliminary results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections show that Ethiopia’s ruling party of Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn is heading for a landslide victory.

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