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15-Oct-2021 to 10:44

Kenya: Murdered top athlete's husband detained

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The arrest has been confirmed of the husband of top Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop who was found dead at her home on Wednesday.

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07-Oct-2021 to 12:30

Ramaphosa sends best wishes to Tutu on 90th anniversary

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his best wishes and “warmest congratulations” to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who turns 90 years old on Thursday.

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05-Oct-2021 to 06:27

Mugabe’s widow appeals order to exhume husband’s remains

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The widow of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has appealed to the country’s High Court challenging an earlier court decision ordering the exhumation of her husband's remains for reburial at a national shrine.

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20-Sep-2021 to 10:03

African court next stop for Zuma's quest for 'justice'

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma is taking the fight to rescind his 15-month imprisonment to the Banjul-based African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights following his exhaustion of all judicial fora in the country, his foundation said at the weekend.

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07-Sep-2021 to 11:41

S/Africa: Ramaphosa mourns opposition leader

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday condoled family and friends of the National Freedom Party president Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi who died at a Durban hospital on Monday, saying he was saddened by her passing.

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07-Sep-2021 to 07:40

Malawi witnesses 72-percent rise in suicide cases - Official

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi experienced a 72-percent rise in suicide cases during the first three months of this year compared to the corresponding period in 2020, an official said on Monday.

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01-Sep-2021 to 09:30

Ivorian TV presenter suspended over rape show row

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Ivorian TV host Yves de M’Bella at the centre of a rape show row after a programme called La Télé D’ici Vacances on the privately owned New Ivorian Channel, has been suspended for one month from all TV and radio stations by the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA, regulator).

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