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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...

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    24-Sep-2014 to 15:55

    AICC organises youth farmers’ market fair

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) has organised a Young Innovative Farmers Market Fair to showcase creativity in the country.

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    24-Sep-2014 to 13:22

    Nigerian police arrest man for killing wife over adultery

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The police in Delta State in south-western Nigeria have arrested a man, Michael Akpore, accused of killing his wife, Julie Akpore, 32, over claims of adultery.

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    24-Sep-2014 to 13:20

    S/African court rules against deportation of Botswana murder suspect

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday ruled that the deportation of Edwin Samotse, a Botswana national facing a murder charge in his home country is unlawful and unconstitutional. The Judge said Samotse's rights and dignity were violated.

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    24-Sep-2014 to 12:54

    Malawi police intercept 50kg of China-bound illegal ivory

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi police at the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) has intercepted ivory weighing 50 kilograms hidden inside wooden boards bound for China.

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    24-Sep-2014 to 11:07

    S/Africans celebrate Heritage Day with music and dance

    APA-Orkney (South Africa) — Thousands of South Africans celebrated Heritage Day on Wednesday, with the main celebrations being held at the James Motlatsi Stadium in the North West Province city of Orkney.

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    23-Sep-2014 to 17:34

    Darfur peacekeepers’ attackers jailed

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A Sudanese court has convicted and jailed for the first time three people found guilty of attacking UN peacekeepers in Darfur earlier this year.

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    23-Sep-2014 to 14:32

    African first ladies want minimum age of marriage for girls raised to 18 years

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — African first ladies have called on governments in Africa to harmonise legislations and raise the minimum age of marriage for girls to 18 years.

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