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    16-Aug-2018 to 06:43

    S/African struggle activist Zondeni Sobukwe dies

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences following the passing away of struggle icon Zondeni Sobukwe on Tuesday, the presidency has said.

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    14-Aug-2018 to 18:47

    Brazzaville's insatiable cravings for foreign foodstuffs

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Consumers in Congo Brazzaville are desperate to indulge their cravings for frozen foodstuff from abroad, including beef, mutton, pork, and poultry, damning the health consequences.

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    14-Aug-2018 to 17:52

    Rwanda hip-hop artiste faces wife battery charges

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Prosecutors in Rwanda on Tuesday urged a judge to sentence famous Hip-Hop musician, Joshua Tuyishime also known as Jay Polly to two years in prison in a domestic violence case.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 18:21

    Rwanda: Civilian shot dead in bar brawl with soldier

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A Rwandan soldier was arrested on Monday over Sunday’s alleged shooting dead of a civilian in a late night bar brawl in the northwest district of Rubavu, some 160 km from the capital Kigali.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 20:59

    Mauritanian anti-slavery activist arrested

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Police in Mauritania have arrested anti-slavery activist Biram Ould Dah.

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    03-Aug-2018 to 19:15

    Ethiopia charges bomb blast suspects

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s federal prosecutors Friday say they are charging five suspects of a bomb blast at a rally staged in Addis Ababa last June.

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    31-Jul-2018 to 16:34

    Senegalese man detained over wife battery

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A Senegalese man accused of beating his 17-year-old wife to a pulp is under detention after he was stopped from attempting to flee to The Gambia, a local news agency reported on Tuesday.

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