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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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    10-Apr-2019 to 14:59

    eSwatini’s first female rapist gets eight-year jail without fine

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The High Court of eSwatini has convicted 24-year-old Sandzisiwe Magagula of rape and further sentenced her to eight years without the option of a fine.

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    09-Apr-2019 to 21:06

    Rwandan journos remember 53 colleagues killed during genocide

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Several journalists and personalities Tuesday evening took part in a vigil to commemorate the death of some 53 identified Rwandan journalists killed in the country's genocide of 1994.

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    08-Apr-2019 to 20:47

    Rwanda: Belgian PM tribute to peacekeepers killed in genocide

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Monday paid a vibrant tribute to ten Belgian U.N. soldiers who were killed during the Rwandan genocide against Tutsis in April 1994.

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    08-Apr-2019 to 13:35

    Ugandan lawyer sues Rwanda over border closure

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A Ugandan lawyer has gone to the East African Court of Justice to challenge what he terms as the illegal closure of the Gatuna and Chanika border posts with neighbouring Uganda.

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    06-Apr-2019 to 21:03

    Liberia drug enforcer incinerates cocaine, heroin…

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has burnt illicit drugs worth over $600 million near the capital, Monrovia.

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    06-Apr-2019 to 20:36

    Taskforce set up to address SA attacks targeting migrants

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has set up a task team made up of government officials and members of the diplomatic corps to look into the recent xenophobic attacks against Malawians and other foreign nationals in the port city of Durban.

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    06-Apr-2019 to 20:10

    Mozambique: Four suspects arrested over humanitarian aid theft

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The spokesman of Sofala Provincial Prosecutor's Office in Mozambique's flood-hit region, Joaquim Tomo has confirmed the arrest of four suspects in the towns of Beira and Dondo accused of involvement in the theft of food products to emergency victims of Cyclone Idai.

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