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22-Jun-2020 to 07:27

S/Africa: A historical perspective of the Soweto Uprising

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africans have for some years now been observing what they call Youth Day, to honour hundreds of students of all ages gunned down in cold blood in the streets of Soweto at the hands of apartheid police in 1976.

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10-Jun-2020 to 14:47

AU chair pays tribute to late Burundi president

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday paid tribute to fallen Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza who died of a heart attack in the Central African country’s capital Bujumbura this week.

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30-Apr-2020 to 13:22

S/Africa: Mandela’s comrade in arms has fallen

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday led the nation in paying tribute to fallen freedom fighter Denis Theodore Goldberg who has died after a long illness.

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12-Feb-2020 to 14:36

Ramaphosa mourns late S/African music icon

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday expressed his “deep sadness” at this week’s passing of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala at a Pretoria hospital after a long illness.

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11-Feb-2020 to 13:39

Mandela's walk to freedom - 30 years on

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans have been commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s walk to freedom marking his release from prison in 1990, a move that ushered in a new political dispensation for the Rainbow Nation of 50 million people.

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14-Jan-2020 to 12:20

S/Africa to set up business academy to honour tycoon – Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday paid tribute to the country’s fallen Businessman Richard Maponya, saying his government would set up an entrepreneurship academy in his honour.

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13-Jan-2020 to 13:49

Ethiopia invites S/Africa to develop Mandela heritage site

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told President Cyril Ramaphosa that the house struggle icon Nelson Mandela used while undergoing military training in Ethiopia should be developed into a heritage site, APA learnt on Monday.

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