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29-Jul-2020 to 13:31

S/Africa: Mlangeni laid to rest in Johannesburg

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s fallen freedom fighter Andrew Mlangeni “belonged to an era of a tireless struggle of sacrifice, service of honour and integrity,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.

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27-Jul-2020 to 07:53

S/Africa’s ANC honours anti-apartheid icon ahead of burial

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led fellow members of the ruling African National Congress to honour anti-apartheid icon Andrew Mlangeni during a live-streamed memorial service on Sunday.

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22-Jun-2020 to 07:27

S/Africa: A historical perspective of the Soweto Uprising

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africans have for some years now been observing what they call Youth Day, to honour hundreds of students of all ages gunned down in cold blood in the streets of Soweto at the hands of apartheid police in 1976.

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10-Jun-2020 to 14:47

AU chair pays tribute to late Burundi president

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday paid tribute to fallen Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza who died of a heart attack in the Central African country’s capital Bujumbura this week.

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30-Apr-2020 to 13:22

S/Africa: Mandela’s comrade in arms has fallen

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday led the nation in paying tribute to fallen freedom fighter Denis Theodore Goldberg who has died after a long illness.

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12-Feb-2020 to 14:36

Ramaphosa mourns late S/African music icon

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday expressed his “deep sadness” at this week’s passing of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala at a Pretoria hospital after a long illness.

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11-Feb-2020 to 13:39

Mandela's walk to freedom - 30 years on

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans have been commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s walk to freedom marking his release from prison in 1990, a move that ushered in a new political dispensation for the Rainbow Nation of 50 million people.

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