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    • Botswana braces for cold spell

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) has warned that cold weather is set to sweep over Botswana over the next three months.

    • S/Africa: Caster Semenya rebukes IAAF’s hate with Twitter post

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s world and Olympics champion runner Caster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) that she is aware that the organisation does...

    • S/Africans slam new IAAF testosterone rules

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has attacked the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) new rules, saying the regulations were “a continued attack on the persona o...


    06-Dec-2016 to 09:39

    Zuma calls on S/Africans to keep Mandela's legacy alive

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has called on fellow citizens to recommit to unity to build the country in order to keep the late President Nelson Mandela's legacy of nation-building alive.

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    06-Dec-2016 to 07:20

    Sierra Leone: Electoral body in consultation over polling date

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The National Election Commission (NEC) in Sierra Leone has said it is in consultation with the various stakeholders to agree on a specific date for general elections slated for February 2018.

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    05-Dec-2016 to 10:13

    Zuma appoints new S/African human rights body members

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has appointed new commissioners to run the South African Human Rights Commission, the country's official rights watch body, APA learnt on Monday.

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    02-Dec-2016 to 10:50

    South Sudanese leader Kiir in South Africa for talks with Zuma

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Visiting South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has met South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of his meeting President Jacob Zuma on Friday, soon after the latter's arrival from attending late Cuban leader Fidel Castro's funeral in Havana, APA has learnt.

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    02-Dec-2016 to 09:33

    Botswana opposition petitions gov't over alleged state TV bias

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Presidential Affairs Minister Eric Molale on Friday told Parliament that he has received a petition in which opposition parties were protesting against alleged biased coverage of political issues by the state-run Botswana Television.

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    02-Dec-2016 to 06:26

    Botswana to spend US$14m on electronic voting machines

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana plans to spend US$14 million on the procurement of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and training of polling officials, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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    01-Dec-2016 to 20:36

    S/Leone: Constitutional review committee holds final meeting

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — There will be no further meeting and no changes on the draft copy of the reviewed constitution of Sierra Leone, the head of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) has declared.

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