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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...


    15-Mar-2019 to 17:02

    Dakar’s Petersen market gutted by violent inferno

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — A violent fire has destroyed Dakar’s Petersen market, gutting shops laden with goods early on Friday.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 10:59

    Uganda police destroys narcotics worth $2.8 million

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Anti-Narcotics Department of the Ugandan Police Force has set ablaze 618 kilograms of narcotic drugs impounded from traffickers in country.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 10:44

    Plane crash: AMISOM mourns Ugandan officer

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is observing three days of mourning in honor of the Acting Police Commissioner Christine Alalo, who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday.

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    14-Mar-2019 to 19:47

    Botswana lawyers decry gay, lesbian abuse

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A full bench of the High Court on Thursday was told that homosexuals in Botswana have suffered from violence and discrimination than any other section of the society due to the laws that criminalise same sex in the country.

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    13-Mar-2019 to 19:10

    Quality living survey: Banjul makes world’s biggest leap

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Banjul, one of the world’s smallest capitals made the biggest leap on the rankings for quality of living globally, according to a survey by US-based firm Mercer.

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    13-Mar-2019 to 18:42

    eSwatini: Student’s remains returned from Russia

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The body of an eSwatini student who died while studying in Russia was returned to the kingdom via Mozambique on Wednesday.

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    13-Mar-2019 to 17:38

    Gambia: TRRC witness recounts Jammeh-era detention without trial

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A former private soldier of The Gambia National Army jailed for nine years without trial has preached mercy and forgiveness to aid the country’s healing process after 22 years of supposed abuse.

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