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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...


    22-Mar-2019 to 13:11

    Smart ways of buying Africa’s railway vehicles, up for debate at COM2019

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An event to kick start solid arrangements for the innovative financing of railway vehicles that would ply the African Integrated High Speed Railway Network, one of the African Union’s Agenda 2063’s flagship infrastructure programs in Marrakech, Morocco on Saturday March 23.

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    22-Mar-2019 to 13:01

    ECA urges African countries to improve capacity in revenue collection

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The ability to increase revenue collection is significant to Africa’s capacity to finance its development, in particular Agendas 2030 and 2063, according to Economic Commission Economic for Africa (ECA).

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    21-Mar-2019 to 14:06

    Britain returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Britain has lived up to its promise made to Ethiopia last month by returning the hair of Emperor Tewodors II.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 10:24

    Ethiopia crash: Flight black boxes sent to France

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) which were recovered from the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 earlier this week, have been taken to Paris, France for further analysis.

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    11-Mar-2019 to 10:56

    Ethiopia: Ill-fated plane’s black box "recovered"

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian state media has tweeted that the black box recorder of the ill-fated plane which crashed at a farmland outside Addis Ababa on Sunday has been recovered from the crash site.

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    11-Mar-2019 to 09:57

    Ethiopia grounds all its B-737 Max 8 planes

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia Airlines has announced it is grounding all its B-737-8 MAX fleet until further notice in the aftermath of Sunday’s aviation disaster involving a plane of the same make.

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    10-Mar-2019 to 21:28

    Plane tragedy: Shock, anguish as Ethiopia mourns

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A combination of shock and anguish has descended upon Ethiopia since news of Sunday’s plane disaster which killed 157 people.

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