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17-Jan-2023 to 11:49

S/Africa mourns late National Assembly speaker

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a week-long mourning period for founding Speaker of South Africa’s post-independence parliament, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

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27-Nov-2022 to 15:58

Genocide memorials: Rwanda to resume talks over World Heritage status

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan officials are set to resume talks with UN officials to assess how four of the largest memorial sites of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis be granted the UNESCO World Heritage status, a source confirmed Sunday to APA in Kigali.

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31-Oct-2022 to 11:49

The 20th century's first genocide – Namibia wants closure

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The ongoing impasse between Windhoek and Berlin over compensation for the massacre of more than 90,000 indigenous Namibians by German soldiers between 1904 and 1908 exposes international double standards and the extent of colonial brutality.

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23-Aug-2022 to 14:20

S/Africa: State capture whistleblower dies

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of the persons credited with exposing the capture of South Africa’s administrative structures by controversial Indian-born Gupta brothers has died, her political party announced on Tuesday.

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11-Aug-2022 to 09:51

Zambia, China commission memorial park for TAZARA construction workers

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and China have commissioned a memorial park to honour Chinese nationals who died during the construction of the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) railway line in the 1970s.

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18-Jul-2022 to 16:39

Ramaphosa urges S/Africans to emulate Mandela’s values

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans’ challenges like inadequate power supply, Covid-19, unemployment, gender-based violence and gun-killings could be overcome if citizens worked together to lessen the burden, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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09-Jul-2022 to 19:19

S/Africa: Ramaphosa mourns Angola's dos Santos

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to the people and government of Angola following the death of former president José Eduardo dos Santos in Spain, the presidency said on Saturday.

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