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    • 93% of S/Africans have access to water services - Official

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 93% of the South Africans have access to clean water supply services and 76% of the population have access to basic sanitation services, a senior official has said.

    • S/Africa's investment drive bearing fruit - Bank

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa’s aggressive efforts to boost the country’s stagnant economic growth are yielding results, South African Reserve Bank (SARB) figures have shown.

    • Zimbabwe books place at AFCON 2019 finals

      APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe booked a place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt, courtesy of a 2-0 win over the Republic of Congo in a Group G tie played at the National Sport Stadium in...


    24-Mar-2019 to 10:11

    Ghanaian leader bemoans frequent road accidents

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian leader Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the gory accidents that claimed nearly 80 lives in the Bono East and Central regions on Friday calling for a speedy implementation of the recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee tasked with looking into such incidents.

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    22-Mar-2019 to 17:55

    Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) as a Non-Governmental Organization.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 16:24

    Botswana among world’s ‘least happy nations’- Report

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked among the least happy countries of the world, APA learned from a report seen on Wednesday.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 07:15

    S/African opposition demands probe into 'racism by banks'

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for a judicial commission of inquiry "with financial forensic capacity" into alleged discriminatory practices by banks against black clients.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 16:40

    Rwanda joins countries banning Boeing 737 MAX planes

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has joined a growing list of countries shutting down their airspaces to all Boeing 737 MAX planes following the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight earlier this month, an official source disclosed to APA in Kigali on Monday.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 11:30

    N/Zealand mosque killer's manifesto labels Mandela terrorist

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Australian gunman who shot dead 50 worshippers in two mosques and injured several others in New Zealand referred to late president Nelson Mandela in a 74-page manifesto of hate titled “The Great Replacement” as a “terrorist.”

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    17-Mar-2019 to 22:27

    Namibia: Head-on collision kills 13 people

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A gruesome road accident has claimed 13 lives on Namibia’s B1 highway between Otavi and Tsumeb in Otjozondjupa region on Sunday afternoon.

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