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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...


    17-Apr-2019 to 20:08

    Coup mass grave found in Gambian barracks

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A team of forensic experts of the Gambia police in collaboration with the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has uncovered a mass grave at a military barracks where victims of a foiled November 11 1994 coup are believed to have been buried.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 10:30

    Football: Egyptian fans abuse Gambian referee

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Africa’s top referee Bakary Papa Gassama from Gambia was abused by fans of Egyptian side Al-Ahly during and after Sunday’s fiery match against South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundown.

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    11-Apr-2019 to 10:05

    Gambia: Jammeh protégés detained

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Two political protégés of Gambia’s exiled former President Yahya Jammeh have been detained in a suspected witness-tampering case involving the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 20:02

    AfDB approves $4.8m grant to accelerate African free trade

    APA-Banjul IThe Gambia) — The Board of the African Development Bank has approved an institutional support grant of $4.8 million to the African Union (AU) to accelerate the momentum of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).

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    06-Apr-2019 to 14:14

    Trump choice elected World Bank President

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The World Bank has elected David Malpass as its new president almost three months after his predecessor riesigned unexpectedly.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 11:55

    US cancels entry visa for ICC’s Bensouda

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The United States government has rescinded the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda in her capacity as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), APA learnt Friday.

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    29-Mar-2019 to 16:03

    Banjul: Report on Jammeh's dealings presented to successor

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The final report by a commission into the financial dealings of erstwhile Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has been delivered to his successor in Banjul on Friday.

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