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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.


    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has extended a warm welcome to all delegates attending the 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban starting on Wednesday and concluding on Friday, the Presidency has said.

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    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has brought home the “best foreign exhibitor” award at the 58th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), the Trade and Industry Ministry has said.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Wednesday’s edition of Sierra Leonean dailies is dominated by political stories, particularly relating to next year’s elections.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Political stories relating to next year’s elections dominate the headlines of Sierra Leonean newspapers on Wednesday.

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    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Central Bank Governor updating senators about currency in circulation and a lawmaker raping a 13 year-old child dominate the headlines of Liberian newspapers on Wednesday.

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    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has said President Jacob Zuma, who unceremoniously left a May Day rally venue following protests, was not invited to speak at Monday’s disrupted gathering in Bloemfontein in Free State province.

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