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    03-Apr-2018 to 09:53

    S/Africa announces state funeral for Winnie Mandela

    APA-Soweto (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that fallen anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday, will be accorded a state funeral on 14 April.

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    02-Apr-2018 to 05:20

    S/Africa: ‘A tree has fallen,’ says Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa likened Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s passing on Monday as that of “a gigantic tree” which has fallen, thereby depriving the nation of its “protective shade.”

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    16-Feb-2018 to 09:14

    Botswana civil society mourns Zimbabwean opposition leader

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana civil society groups on Friday sent a condolence message to the family of the late Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai following his passing on 14 February.

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    15-Feb-2018 to 08:51

    Death of opposition leader captures Zimbabwe's mood

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The death of Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai grabbed the attention of foes and friends in this deeply divided southern African nation on Thursday.

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    19-Jan-2018 to 10:58

    Exiled Zimbabwean politician dies in Canadian helicopter crash

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Exiled Zimbabwean opposition politician Roy Bennett died in a helicopter crash in Canada on Thursday, his party announced on Friday.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 12:58

    S/African VP pays tribute to fallen poet

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Poet Laureate Keorapetse William Kgositsile, who died two weeks ago, contributed immensely towards youth development by nurturing young talent in the country, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 12:51

    S/African ruling party dedicated 2018 to Mandela, unity and economy

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress, has declared 2018 as a period to celebrated “100 Years of Nelson Mandela and as the year of renewal, unity and jobs,” ANC President and State Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has said.

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