06-Jan-2020 to 11:14

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays homage to late businessman

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Richard Maponya as South Africans on Monday mourned the demise of the pioneering black business leader.

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05-Dec-2019 to 14:46

Zimbabwe court appoints executor for Mugabe’s estate

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s High Court on Thursday appointed former president Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona Chikore as executor of estate of her father who died in September.

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01-Dec-2019 to 12:00

Ethiopia elected into UNESCO World Heritage Committee

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 22ndGeneral Assembly of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in in Paris, France elected Ethiopia as one of its committee members.

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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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