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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...


    14-Sep-2014 to 18:02

    ECOWAS defence chiefs join anti-Ebola crusade

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Regional security chiefs in West Africa have made a joint declaration, registering their unequivocal backing for the ongoing crusade against the Ebola epidemic which has ravaged the region since February.

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    14-Sep-2014 to 16:15

    Nigeria requires $1.2b yearly for life-saving vaccines

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian would spend more than $1.2 billion yearly to develop and acquire live-saving vaccines to secure the lives of seven million children at risk, a senior member of the country’ science academy has said.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 19:21

    Nigeria: Quarantined S/African tests negative for Ebola

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A South African woman, who was under quarantine in Nigeria as a suspected Ebola case, has tested negative for the disease.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 11:51

    Nigeria quarantines South African woman with Ebola symptoms

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that a South African national who showed symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been quarantined in Lagos.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 11:46

    DR Congo records 37 deaths from Ebola

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Ebola epidemic that is plaguing Boende territory located in the Equator province, northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed 37 people out of 66 cases recorded as 11 September 2014, a source close to the Congolese ministry of health quoted the minister, Dr. Felix Kabange Numbi as saying on Friday.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 10:46

    S/Leonean minister admonishes Diaspora compatriots to help rather criticize

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Local Government minister, Finda Diana Konomanyi-Kabbah, has urged her compatriots living abroad to join in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak by donating to victims and distressed communities back home instead of spending time criticizing the government.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 10:38

    Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor contracts Ebola

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Another doctor has been confirmed to have contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, APA learns here Thursday.

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