First African woman banished in apartheid honoured

2015-08-31 05:42

The unveiling of the burial and commemoration site of Makwena Matlala, the first African woman banished by the apartheid regime, is set to take place in Limpopo to culminate Women’s Month.

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Boko Haram is trying to hit Lagos - Nigerian official

2015-08-31 05:28

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2015-08-31 05:27

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2015-08-31 00:00

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2015-08-30 22:17
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