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On the Arrest for Sedition in Botswana of Outsa Mokone

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WASHINGTON, September 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press StatementMarie HarfDeputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the SpokespersonWashington, DCSeptember 10, 2014The United States is deeply...
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Nelson Mandela laid to rest at state funeral

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A 21-gun salute and full honour guard escorted the coffin of Nelson Mandela as his state funeral got underway Sunday in the rolling hills of his rural boyhood home. A Xhosa hymn, "Fulfill Your Promise", sounded the start of the ceremony, organised to…

Orange announces winners of the Orange African Social Venture Prize

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CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ --  Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced the three winners...

Swaziland: UN experts condemn continued detention and trial of human rights defenders

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GENEVA, Switzerland, June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A group of United Nations human rights experts today expressed serious concerns at the...

European investors support Vantage, Africa's leading mezzanine debt provider, with $75m of commitments

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JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Vantage Capital (http://www.vantagecapital.co.za), Africa's leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced that the DEG - Deutsche...
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Loeries Awards 2017: Facebook gears up for a Jam-packed Creative Week

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Facebook is up for a jam-packed creative week at the Loeries Awards 2017 in South Africa. The Loeries Awards helps in creating a number of...
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South African President transfers key white-owned land ahead of vote

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South African President Jacob Zuma Thursday handed over 13,184 hectares (35,580 acres) of a previously white-owned farm to black communities as part of the country's land reform programme, ahead of elections this year. The state paid almost one billion…
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Only 1 in 5 South African executives are black: study

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South Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, said a report published Wednesday. "The majority of work places are still 'lilly white'…
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#Hostage: South Africa man arrested for holding family captive for years

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A South African man has been arrested for allegedly holding captive and abusing his wife and five children for more than a decade, a media report said Tuesday. Afrikaans-language newspaper Beeld reported the children -- who were tortured with an electric…

Tánaiste at unveiling of plaque commemorating South Africa's Bill of Rights

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DUBLIN, Ireland, March 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD, paid tribute to...

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