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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...


    08-Apr-2019 to 21:49

    Liberia, Japan ink $2.7m health grant

    APA-Monrovia,(Liberia) — The governments of Liberia and Japan have signed a $2.7 million grant agreement geared towards supporting the Liberian health sector.

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    07-Apr-2019 to 08:59

    Mozambique: Malaria claims 655 lives in 2019 Q1

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Health says the number of deaths from malaria in the country reached 655 in the first three months of 2019, up by 344 cases compared to the same period last year.

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    06-Apr-2019 to 10:16

    Cuba to build malaria insecticide plant in Ghana

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana and Cuba have agreed to a joint venture to build a malaria insecticide plant in the West African country that will target the larval life stage of mosquitoes.

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    03-Apr-2019 to 12:04

    Botswana launches HIV, TB survey

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency (NACA) on Wednesday launched a study to determine the HIV and TB prevalence in the country.

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    02-Apr-2019 to 19:23

    Massive cholera vaccine planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas.

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    01-Apr-2019 to 12:41

    Liberia: UAE to construct 100-beds hospital

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has promised to construct a 100 bedroom hospital in Gbarpolu County as one of its contributions to the Liberian government.

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    31-Mar-2019 to 09:05

    Mozambique: Cyclone Idai, WHO provides 128 0000 litres of Soro

    APA: Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) says it will provide a batch of 28,000 liters of ringer serum by Monday to increase measures to contain the laboratory confirmed cholera in the city of Beira, in Mozambique's Sofala province.

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