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06-Sep-2019 to 06:00

Zimbabwe: Mugabe dies in Singapore

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe died on Friday in Singapore where he has been receiving treatment.

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04-Sep-2019 to 18:13

Tribute: Remembering Peter Da Costa

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Peter da Costa’s life was filled with joy and family, intellectual accomplishment, and immeasurable devotion to Africa. It was through this devotion that he and I first met and that I, subsequently, had the honour of working alongside him for a few years—but knowing him for what feels like a lifetime.

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31-Aug-2019 to 09:04

Focus: The tiny bit of Ghana inside Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The year was 1957 and a group of Ghanaians numbering 36 set sail from Akunfi Imuna village in the country’s central region and travelled 1,676 kilometers west by sea to the then British colony of The Gambia.

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28-Aug-2019 to 14:13

Remembering Gambia's soft-spoken founding leader

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — As The Gambia prepare for Thursday's state funeral for its founding president Sir Dawda Jawara, tributes have been pouring in for the elder statesman who died at the age of 95 on Tuesday. .

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23-Aug-2019 to 08:43

Kenya: Last public remembrance for founding father

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led his nation in commemorating the 41st anniversary and last public remembrance since the death of Kenya's first President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta in 1978.

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09-Aug-2019 to 14:35

Earliest high mountain settlement found in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Stone Age hunters lived in the high mountains of Ethiopia more than 40,000 years ago, the University of Bern finds.

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10-Jun-2019 to 21:37

Botswana leader proposes day to honour Africa's slavery victims

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has called on Africa to have a special day dedicated to honouring the victims of slavery, the Dailynews reported here Monday.

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