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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...


    03-Nov-2014 to 09:40

    African rights groups back court set up to try Habre

    APA-Dakar, (Senegal) — – 141 African human rights groups from 32 countries on Sunday issued an open letter expressing support for the efforts by Senegal and the African Union to prosecute crimes committed during the rule of former Chadian president Hisséne Habré.

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    31-Oct-2014 to 15:01

    W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.676m

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Thursday, lower than the previous day.

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    29-Oct-2014 to 14:56

    Senegal jumps 10 places in 2015 Doing Business’ ranking

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — – Senegal has jumped by 10 places in the general ranking of the 2015 Doing Business issued Wednesday through a video-conference from Washington by the World Bank.

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    29-Oct-2014 to 12:12

    Senegal: French judges dismiss “Le Joola” shipwreck case

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) - — French investigating judges who were responsible for investigating the September 2002 sinking of Senegalese ferry “Le Joola”, on Tuesday in Paris ordered dismissal of the case, in accordance with a demand by the Public Prosecutor's department.

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    29-Oct-2014 to 10:23

    Gambia must heed UN warning to improve its human rights record - AI

    APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The Gambian authorities must heed a warning from the international community about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International urged Tuesday.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 17:59

    Ebola: Senegal will not close border with Mali

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese government said it has no intention of closing its border with Mali which recently recorded its first confirmed Ebola case, a two-year-old girl who later died of the disease.

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    24-Oct-2014 to 15:37

    Kidnappers release former President of Nigerian Bar Association

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Okey Wali has been released by his abductors, the incumbent President of the NBA, Mr. Augustine Alegeh, has said.

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