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The cold weather condition has not hampered multitudes of people from coming out to celebrate Africa Day at the local stadium in the Northern Cape.

SA celebrates Africa Day

Wednesday 25 May 2016 12:59

Hundreds of people have descended on the Colesburg stadium in the Northern Cape, to celebrate Africa Day.

SA celebrates Africa Day

Wednesday 25 May 2016 12:59

Hundreds of people have descended on the Colesburg stadium in the Northern Cape, to celebrate Africa Day.

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Africa Day: Time to reflect

Wednesday 25 May 2016 09:51

May 25 marks Africa Day under the theme ‘Building a better Africa and Building a better World’.

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Thousands expected to march in support of Mugabe

Wednesday 25 May 2016 06:25

At least 100 000 people are expected to turn out for a March in support of Zimbabwe's veteran leader, Robert Mugabe.

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Africa Day: Unity under the spotlight

Wednesday 25 May 2016 05:53

African unity is under the spotlight on Wednesday as the continent celebrates 53 years since the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

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March in support of President Mugabe scheduled for Africa Day

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:36

At least 100 000 people are expected to turn out in a March in support of Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe.

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UN sanctions must target global kingpins in wildlife trade - Thiaw

Tuesday 24 May 2016 16:34

Conservationists want the United Nations’ (UN) sanctions to target kingpins in illegal trade in wildlife products globally.

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Botswana, Zimbabwe to open fourth border post on June 1

Tuesday 24 May 2016 09:53

The governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe have agreed on June 1 as the official opening date of the new Mabolwe-Mlambapele border post.

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Kenya protests leave three dead

Monday 23 May 2016 18:36

The death toll in Kenya has now risen to three.

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Kenya sees tourist numbers rise

Monday 23 May 2016 15:34

Kenya expects tourist arrivals to jump by a third this year to 1.6 million as Western governments lift warnings against travel to the East African nation, the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said on Monday.

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Violence erupts between police and protesters in Mombasa

Monday 23 May 2016 10:59

Kenyan police in the port city of Mombasa fired teargas to disperse hundreds of protesters, demonstrating against an electoral oversight body which opposition parties want scrapped.

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