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15-Apr-2021 to 12:47

Young Rwanda writer scoops global award

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A 21-year-old Rwandan writer Obed Imbahafi has emerged as the winner of the written category for global youth storytelling on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), APA learnt Thursday from authoritative sources.

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24-Mar-2021 to 14:59

"Egyptian Messi" wows orphans outside Cairo

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Lovers of football in Egypt especially those rooting for Spain's La Liga giants Barcelona have been wowed by the striking resemblance between Lionel Messi and Egyptian painter Islam Mohammed Ibrahim Battah.

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21-Mar-2021 to 23:53

Respect for human rights crucial for COVID-19 fight - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said South Africa’s success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic was due to its strong culture of upholding human rights for all some 27 years after the end of apartheid.

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17-Mar-2021 to 22:09

Rwanda: New digital passport set for June 2021

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Rwanda on Wednesday urged people whose passports are set to expire in June this year, to buy East African Community electronic passports.

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16-Mar-2021 to 15:57

Zambia backed Rwanda insurgency - ex rebel frontman

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Former Rwanda rebel spokesperson Callixte Nsabimana a co-accused in a terrorism trial also involving the controversial hero of Hotel Rwanda's movie, Paul Rusesabagina on Tuesday claimed backing from Zambia.

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08-Mar-2021 to 21:54

Pretoria: Fugitive evangelist’s extradition hearings postponed

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born Evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri’s extradition hearings were on Monday postponed to 15 March in Lilongwe, Malawi, due to the defence’s complaints against the presiding magistrate’s status as a credible court manager, APA has learnt.

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08-Mar-2021 to 13:50

Guinean author Djibril Tamsir Niane dies in Dakar

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean writer Djibril Tamsir Niane died on Monday in Dakar at the age of 89.

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