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    01-Dec-2016 to 14:10

    Botswana opposition coalition sends condolence message to Cuba

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The coalition of Botswana's opposition parties, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), on Thursday sent a condolence message to the people of Cuba following the death of former President Fidel Castro.

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    01-Dec-2016 to 10:18

    Think tank warns of four terror threats for Swaziland

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swaziland Justice and Peace Institution (SJPI) has identified four elements indicating that Swaziland is susceptible to terrorist attacks, APA learnt on Thursday.

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    01-Dec-2016 to 09:27

    Special Voting underway in Ghana

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — About 127,394 electorates are voting in a "Special Voting" exercise currently underway across 275 constituencies in Ghana, APA learns here.

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    01-Dec-2016 to 09:18

    Swaziland: Tanzanian national nabbed for dagga possession

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A Tanzanian nationals was arrested in Swaziland at the weekend for allegedly possessing dagga worth US$16,500 while four of his countrymen escaped, police said on Thursday.

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    01-Dec-2016 to 08:38

    Swaziland spent US$150m on hosting of SADC summit

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland spent US$150 million on 30 tenders awarded to companies who facilitated the smooth running of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in August.

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    30-Nov-2016 to 10:49

    S/Africa: ANC's failure to remove Zuma is missed opportunity, says NGO

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Non-governmental organisation Save South Africa on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the refusal by the ruling African National Congress' National Executive Committee (NEC) to slap President Jacob Zuma's knuckles over his poor management style of the country.

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    30-Nov-2016 to 10:43

    S/African leader sends condolences to Brazil victims of plane crash

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolence to the government and people of Brazil after a chartered plane crashed over a mountainous region in Colombia, killing most of its passengers including a Brazilian football team.

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