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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...

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    15-Apr-2019 to 07:59

    Nigerians mark 5th anniversary of Chibok schoolgirls abduction

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group on Sunday marked the 5th anniversary of the abduction of more than 270 schoolgirls by the Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok community, in northeastern Borno State of Nigeria.

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    13-Apr-2019 to 12:00

    Nigerian bourse trades 1.770bn shares worth over $50m

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total turnover of 1.770 billion shares worth N15.264 billion (about $50.045) in 17,015 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

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    12-Apr-2019 to 18:10

    AfDB approves $15m for InfraCredit

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $15-million investment package to the Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company (InfraCredit) to support infrastructure financing through the domestic debt capital markets in Nigeria.

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    12-Apr-2019 to 18:05

    Nigeria records over 8m contributors for pension scheme

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — No fewer than 8.5 million people have been enrolled into the Pension Contributory Scheme since inception, Mr. Peter Aghahowa, Head of Communication Department of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said.

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    12-Apr-2019 to 18:01

    Nigerian troops kill 35 bandits, rescue 40 persons

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian military has reported that it killed 35 bandits and rescued 40 abducted persons, including children and women in Zamfara State.

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    12-Apr-2019 to 17:55

    NPA boss urges women to embrace shipping

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has called on young women to pursue careers in shipping, marine operations and the engineering in the maritime sub-sector.

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    12-Apr-2019 to 17:36

    Nigerian airports handled 17.23m passengers in 2018 - Report

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total of 17.23 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

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