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    • Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 in AFCON qualifying match

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated the Pirates of Seychelles 3-1 in their final match of Group E for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

    • Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

      APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay...

    • Qatar, Rwanda vow closer ties

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, on Friday held talks with Rwanda's Prime Minister, Edouard Ngi...


    19-Mar-2019 to 06:09

    Mandela, Sisulu centenary celebrations come to an end

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled inscriptions of the country's constitutional values at Parliament to officially mark the end of the centenary celebrations held in honour of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu in Cape Town.

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    04-Mar-2019 to 16:12

    UK will return Ethiopian emperor's remains

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured a commitment from Britain to repatriate the remains of Emperor Tewodros II, a statement from its embassy in London confirmed on Monday.

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    11-Feb-2019 to 12:45

    S/Africans observe Mandela’s prison release anniversary

    APA- Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africans on Monday are observing the 29th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town that ended 27 years of his imprisonment under the defunct apartheid regime which ended in 1994.

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    02-Feb-2019 to 09:19

    AU to honour Haile Selassie with statue

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has finalized preparations to unveil a commemorative statue of late emperor Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa, a spokesman of the Ethiopian government said on Friday.

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    03-Dec-2018 to 06:40

    S/Africa: Graça Machel pays tribute to Mandela at ‘global festival’

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of the best ways to celebrate Nelson Mandela's centenary and uphold his legacy was “for each one of us to commit to do our part in very meaningful ways,” Mandela’s widow and human rights activist Graça Machel said during the Global Citizen Festival held in Johannesburg on Sunday.

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    28-Nov-2018 to 18:29

    Ghana slave castle tour leaves Grenada PM distraught

    APA-Elmina (Ghana) — The Prime Minister of Grenada in the Caribbean, Ralph Gonsalves has been visibly distraught when he was taken on a conducted tour of the Elmina and Cape Coast slave dungeons in Ghana on Wednesday.

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    26-Oct-2018 to 14:28

    S/Africans pay tribute to fallen hip-hop star

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Tributes are pouring in for fallen South African hip hop legend Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP), who was one of the pioneers of what is called Motswako music in the country.

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