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    18-Oct-2014 to 13:31

    Nigeria’s First Lady in South Africa for peace mission meeting

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, arrived in Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday for the 3rd Executive Bureau Meeting of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM).

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    15-Oct-2014 to 12:00

    Police prevent BringBackOurGirls group from marching to Presidential Villa

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The police on Tuesday in Abuja frustrated moves by the BringBackOurGirls group to march to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to engage with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, on efforts of the security agencies to rescue the 219 Chibok schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity.

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    14-Oct-2014 to 11:59

    S/Africa: Defence pushes for non-custodial sentence for Pistorius

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s defence team is fighting for the convicted killer to have a non-custodial sentence during mitigation hearings taking place at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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    13-Oct-2014 to 09:45

    S/Africa: Pistorius returns to court for mitigation hearing

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s paralympian Oscar Pistorius returned to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday to begin mitigation hearings before sentencing over his manslaughter conviction.

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    13-Oct-2014 to 08:14

    Regional AIDS support group urges early detection of breast cancer

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Southern Africa Aids Information Dissemination Services (SAfAIDS) has called for increased awareness on early detection for breast cancer.

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    12-Oct-2014 to 18:06

    S/Leone observes Int’l Girl Child Day

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child with calls for increased access to education for adolescent girls.

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    12-Oct-2014 to 11:30

    Nigerian oil minister dedicates Forbes Magazine award to women

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has dedicated the Forbes Magazine Best of Africa Award In leadership conferred on her in New York, US. to all women across the globe, especially Nigerian women.

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