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06-Nov-2019 to 16:02

Former UN SG Special Representative for Cote d’Ivoire dies

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Benin’s Albert Tevoedjre, a prominent political figure and former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Cote d’Ivoire, has died in a clinic in Porto-Novo, at the age 90 years.

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21-Sep-2019 to 10:35

Ramaphosa homage to 'pan-African hero' Mugabe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who died early this month was both a hero and a Pan-Africanist who fought colonialism for the betterment of fellow Africans, according to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a memorial for the late leader held in Pietermaritzburg on Friday night.

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18-Sep-2019 to 17:37

France renovates Ethiopia World Heritage sites

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Ethiopia.

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14-Sep-2019 to 11:21

African leaders bid farewell to Mugabe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — It was a who is who of African politics as Zimbabwe held a funeral service for former president Robert Mugabe on Saturday.

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13-Sep-2019 to 12:12

Vilified at home, yet revered by Africa as their own

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and President of Tanzania, John Magufuli, writing on his official @MagufuliJP Twitter handle said, “Africa has lost one of her brave leaders who resisted colonialism with actions.”

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13-Sep-2019 to 08:57

Mugabe: The 'devil' who was once an 'angel'

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Not many African leaders captivated the world as much as Robert Mugabe, the nonagenarian former Zimbabwean president who died last weekend at the ripe old age of 95. Uncle Bob was either a hero or a villain - a devil who was once an angel, depending on one’s political persuasion.

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12-Sep-2019 to 13:50

19 African leaders to attend Mugabe funeral service – Official

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — At least 11 serving African leaders and eight former presidents have so far confirmed that they will attend Saturday’s state funeral of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, APA learnt on Thursday.

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