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13-Mar-2019 to 18:42

eSwatini: Student’s remains returned from Russia

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The body of an eSwatini student who died while studying in Russia was returned to the kingdom via Mozambique on Wednesday.

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13-Mar-2019 to 17:38

Gambia: TRRC witness recounts Jammeh-era detention without trial

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A former private soldier of The Gambia National Army jailed for nine years without trial has preached mercy and forgiveness to aid the country’s healing process after 22 years of supposed abuse.

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13-Mar-2019 to 15:37

Mercer ranking: Mauritian city tops Africa for quality living

APA-Port Louis (Mauritius) — Port Louis in the island nation of Mauritius has been named as Africa's best city in the overall quality of living according to a survey by Mercer released on Wednesday.

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13-Mar-2019 to 10:35

US 'expects' SA to hand over ex-Mozambican minister – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A United States official has said that he expected South Africa to hand over detained former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to Washington to face justice over alleged corruption charges in America.

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13-Mar-2019 to 09:41

Namibia grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 planes

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has placed a ban on the landing and operation of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at all its airports over safety concerns, APA learnt Wednesday.

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11-Mar-2019 to 19:01

My detained husband was castrated, female witness tells Gambia’s TRRC

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Kaddy Camara, the wife of late politician, Alhagie Mamadi Sabally has told Gambia’s Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commissions that her husband had lost his manhood after he was tortured and castrated while in detention.

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09-Mar-2019 to 11:20

Thieves stole $21m from Mandela burial funds – Court

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African court has affirmed Public Protector (Ombudsman) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s charges that over $21 million set aside for Nelson Mandela’s burial activities were stolen from the intended purpose.

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