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24-Jan-2019 to 14:05

Mozambique: 20,000 displaced by tropical storm

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Institute of Natural Disaster management (INGC) says it has opened five accommodation centers in the city of Beira, the capital of the central province of Sofala, to shelter 18,295 displaced people after they were displaced by a heavy tropical storm known as Desmond, APA can report Thursday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 11:26

Botswana: Ruling party holds crisis meeting to avert split

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has called an emergency meeting to avert a looming split, as infighting over leadership in the party intensifies.

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24-Jan-2019 to 07:04

'S/Africa can accomplish more when we work together' – FW de Klerk

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Former South Africa president FW de Klerk has urged his compatriots to work together because “there is light at the end of the tunnel” for the country.

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24-Jan-2019 to 06:32

‘Those complicit in corruption will be brought to book’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed the return of the rule of law to his country, assuring investors in Davos that those complicit in acts of corruption would be brought to book.

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24-Jan-2019 to 06:25

Suspected S/African jihadist dies in Mozambique

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has directed the country’s top diplomat in Mozambique, Mandisi Mpahlwa, to engage Maputo to find out how André Hanekom died in custody.

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23-Jan-2019 to 14:54

Zimbabwe music legend Oliver Mtukudzi dies

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday following a long battled with diabetes, according to media reports.

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23-Jan-2019 to 13:51

Botswana to export teachers to Seychelles, Mozambique

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana revealed on Wednesday that it is recruiting at least 21 teachers to work in Seychelles while another five will be exported to Mozambique.

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