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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...


    06-Jan-2015 to 13:04

    Cote d'Ivoire: Trial of Simone Gbagbo, co-defendants resumes

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The trial of former Ivorian first lady, Simone Ehivet Gbagbo and her 82 co-defendants resumed on Tuesday morning before the Abidjan Court of Assizes, APA notes in the Ivorian economic capital.

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    05-Jan-2015 to 16:52

    B/Faso’s Kafando to meet with stakeholders ahead of polls

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s transitional president Michel Kafando is scheduled to meet on Tuesday with political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs) to discuss the future elections in the country, presidential sources unveiled.

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    03-Jan-2015 to 11:06

    Gambia: More security forces deployed on all land borders

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Dozens of security officers from various service units have been deployed on all major entry and exit points at the country's land border with Senegal, reports said on Saturday.

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    02-Jan-2015 to 15:23

    Kenyan court suspends parts of security law

    APA-Nairobi-(Kenya) — Kenya's High Court on Friday suspended some anti-terrorism measures signed into law two weeks ago by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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    02-Jan-2015 to 12:44

    Uganda’s former spy chief placed under military confinement

    APA –Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s military police have surrounded the home of the former spy chief, General David Sejusa, in the suburbs of the capital, Kampala, in what they say is ‘military protection' for him.

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    31-Dec-2014 to 12:52

    Gambian leader returns to Banjul after failed military coup

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has arrived in Banjul early Wednesday morning, from an overseas trip, a day after the country was rocked by a scare of a military coup d’etat led by some dissident soldiers.

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    31-Dec-2014 to 10:31

    Mozambican leader hails ruling party as ‘invincible’

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's outgoing President Armando Guebuza has described his ruling Frelimo party as “invincible” and will continue to work to score more victories for the well-being of the Mozambican people, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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