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    18-Jul-2018 to 06:15

    Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep the torch of Nelson Mandela’s legacy burning.

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    17-Jul-2018 to 09:23

    S/Africa: Obama to deliver Nelson Mandela lecture Tuesday

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former US president Barack Obama will on Tuesday deliver the 16th annual Nelson Mandela lecture at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg where banners bearing the late icon’s images have lined cordoned off streets leading to the venue.

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    09-Jul-2018 to 11:10

    S/Africa declares 18 July as National Service Day in honour of Mandela

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has declared late Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July as National Day of Service, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Sunday.

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    05-Jul-2018 to 12:34

    ECA to host memorial symposium for Adebayo Adedeji

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will be hosting a high-level memorial symposium in Lagos, Nigeria, on 7th July in honour of Prof. Adebayo Adedeji, former Executive Secretary of the ECA.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 09:28

    S/Africa’s apex bank releases Mandela banknote design

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As part of the country’s centenary celebrations of Nelson Mandela’s birthday, the South African Reserve Bank has released designs of its first commemorative banknote series of democratic South Africa’s founding father, the bank has said.

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    27-Apr-2018 to 10:50

    With the passing of Adebayo Adedeji, Africa has lost an icon – ECA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The entire staff of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) this week mourns the passing of the institution’s longest-serving Executive Secretary, Professor Adebayo Adedeji, who passed away on 25 April 2018.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 07:10

    Int’l dignitaries to pay homage to Madikizela-Mandela

    APA-Soweto (South Africa) — Several international dignitaries are expected to attend the funeral of late South African anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Johannesburg on Saturday, APA learnt here.

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