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    07-Apr-2019 to 11:17

    Five world leaders in Rwanda for genocide memorial

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Five heads of state are witnessing the commemoration of Rwanda’s twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1994 genocide committed against the Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

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    02-Apr-2019 to 20:18

    Kigali: Nine African leaders expected for genocide memorial

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — At least nine heads of state and government from Africa and beyond have confirmed their participation at the 25th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi which takes place in Kigali on 7 April, a senior official confirmed Tuesday.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 06:09

    Mandela, Sisulu centenary celebrations come to an end

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled inscriptions of the country's constitutional values at Parliament to officially mark the end of the centenary celebrations held in honour of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu in Cape Town.

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    04-Mar-2019 to 16:12

    UK will return Ethiopian emperor's remains

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured a commitment from Britain to repatriate the remains of Emperor Tewodros II, a statement from its embassy in London confirmed on Monday.

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    11-Feb-2019 to 12:45

    S/Africans observe Mandela’s prison release anniversary

    APA- Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africans on Monday are observing the 29th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town that ended 27 years of his imprisonment under the defunct apartheid regime which ended in 1994.

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    02-Feb-2019 to 09:19

    AU to honour Haile Selassie with statue

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has finalized preparations to unveil a commemorative statue of late emperor Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa, a spokesman of the Ethiopian government said on Friday.

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    03-Dec-2018 to 06:40

    S/Africa: Graça Machel pays tribute to Mandela at ‘global festival’

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of the best ways to celebrate Nelson Mandela's centenary and uphold his legacy was “for each one of us to commit to do our part in very meaningful ways,” Mandela’s widow and human rights activist Graça Machel said during the Global Citizen Festival held in Johannesburg on Sunday.

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