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12-Feb-2020 to 14:36

Ramaphosa mourns late S/African music icon

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday expressed his “deep sadness” at this week’s passing of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala at a Pretoria hospital after a long illness.

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11-Feb-2020 to 13:39

Mandela's walk to freedom - 30 years on

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans have been commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s walk to freedom marking his release from prison in 1990, a move that ushered in a new political dispensation for the Rainbow Nation of 50 million people.

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14-Jan-2020 to 12:20

S/Africa to set up business academy to honour tycoon – Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday paid tribute to the country’s fallen Businessman Richard Maponya, saying his government would set up an entrepreneurship academy in his honour.

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13-Jan-2020 to 13:49

Ethiopia invites S/Africa to develop Mandela heritage site

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told President Cyril Ramaphosa that the house struggle icon Nelson Mandela used while undergoing military training in Ethiopia should be developed into a heritage site, APA learnt on Monday.

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07-Jan-2020 to 22:25

Rwanda genocide movie to be screened in L.A

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — For the first time, 'The 600' one of the Rwandese movies based on real events of military's third battalion of 600 soldiers of the former rebel now ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) will be screened at the 2019 Pan African Film & Arts Festival, in February in Los Angeles, California, organisers of the event confirmed on Tuesday.

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06-Jan-2020 to 11:14

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays homage to late businessman

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Richard Maponya as South Africans on Monday mourned the demise of the pioneering black business leader.

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05-Dec-2019 to 14:46

Zimbabwe court appoints executor for Mugabe’s estate

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s High Court on Thursday appointed former president Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona Chikore as executor of estate of her father who died in September.

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