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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...


    20-Mar-2019 to 18:42

    Sierra Leone develops first-ever strategic plan for nursing

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is developing its first ever Nurses and Midwifery Strategic Plan, the country’s president, Julius Maada Bio, has disclosed.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 08:38

    Social protection is a global health challenge says Kenya’s First Lady

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said social protection is a fundamental human right and a challenge with a bearing on not only human health but also on the overall human development.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 12:05

    Botswana: Mogae takes HIV/AIDS crusade to Cote d’Ivoire

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The former President of Botswana Festus Mogae who is credited with reducing HIV/AIDS related deaths in his country is due in Cote d’Ivoir as part of his campaign to eradicate the disease, APA learned Monday.

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    14-Mar-2019 to 19:42

    WHO boosts eSwatini with $107, 143 for antivenins

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has pumped $107 143 into eSwatini’s coffers for the purchasing of ten different types of antivenins.

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    14-Mar-2019 to 09:01

    Nairobi becomes first East African City to launch human milk bank

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's capital city Nairobi will be the first city in the East African region to have a state-of-the-art public Human Milk Bank (HMB).

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    12-Mar-2019 to 16:13

    Deadly plague reported at Uganda-DRC border

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Health Organistaion (WHO) has warned of an outbreak of a deadly plague at Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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    06-Mar-2019 to 23:53

    DRC to supply ARVs to Gabon - UNAIDS

    APA-Libreville (Gabon) By Isaac Mackanga — UNAIDS Director in Gabon Françoise Ndayishimiye has revealed that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is ready to supply ARVs to Gabon, which is facing a shortage of the vital drugs for people living with HIV.

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