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Akufo-Addo extends condolences to Zambia over Kaunda’s demise

Ghana Web 20 Jun 2021
“On behalf of the Govt & people of Ghana & on my own behalf, I extend sincere condolences to the President, Govt & people of Zambia on the loss of their first President & one of the icons of Africa’s independence movement, Kenneth David Kaunda ... Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said Kaunda was one of Africa’s “few surviving independence heroes”.
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Mrs Livingstone, I presume? Museum to feature role of explorer’s wife

The Guardian 20 Jun 2021
... and Christian missionary in Africa, was a hero for Victorian schoolboys, his reputation enhanced by exuberant biographies.
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Mrs Livingstone, I presume? Museum to feature crucial role of explorer’s wife

The Observer 20 Jun 2021
Dr Livingstone, the Scottish explorer and Christian missionary in Africa, was a hero for Victorian schoolboys, his reputation enhanced by exuberant biographies. But next month the reopening of a museum on the banks of the River Clyde, following a £9.1m investment, is to set his famous story in a broader context ... Photograph ... Photograph. Alamy ... .
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Honey laundering: Transcontinental scheme puts fake honey into our supermarkets

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Jun 2021
Unfortunately, commercial pollination can put excessive stress on honey bees and often leads to high bee death tolls due to unsafe conditions while transporting and storing the bees between jobs,” according to the Stellenbosch-based organisation Honeybee Heroes ... According to Honeybee Heroes, most of South Africa’s imported honey is fake.
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Ramaphosa declares ten days of mourning for Kaunda

Independent online (SA) 18 Jun 2021
“He stood alongside the people of South Africa at the time of our greatest need and was unwavering in his desire for the achievement of our freedom ... He noted how Zambia’s first president after independence from Britain in 1964, stood with South Africa when it lost its own struggle heroes including former president Nelson Mandela.
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African nations declare days of mourning to honour Kenneth Kaunda

Al Jazeera 18 Jun 2021
Leaders across Africa have paid tribute to Zambia’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, who died on Thursday at the age of 97, declaring several days of mourning in their respective countries ... Africa has lost a giant of a man ... Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said Kaunda was one of Africa’s “few surviving independence heroes”.
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African leaders pay tribute to Zambia’s liberation giant

Anadolu Agency 18 Jun 2021
Paying rich tributes to Zambia’s founding President Kenneth Kaunda, who passed away at the age of 97 on Thursday, African leaders said the continent has lost a great leader and a liberation hero. In a statement Thursday night, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
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Akufo-Addo taking inspiration from Mandela - Tema MCE

Ghana Web 17 Jun 2021
The Mayor urged Ghanaians to use the occasion of the International Day of the African Child to honour the memory of the heroes who had fought for the liberation of educational rights. Prominent among the heroes was the late Nelson Mandela, the first post-apartheid President of South Africa.
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Roller-coaster life: Ivory Coast's returning ex-president Gbagbo

Urdu Point 17 Jun 2021
The 76-year-old is set to fly back to the country he ruled from 2000 to 2011, after the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague confirmed his acquittal of crimes against humanity ... In his native Gagnoa in central west Ivory Coast, preparations for a hero's welcome are well under way for the leader nicknamed the "Lion of Africa" ... ....
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For the first time, two-wheeler exports overtake domestic sales

Business Line 16 Jun 2021
While TVS Motor seeks to cash in on the premiumisation in most of the markets with its vast range of products such as Apache, NTorq 125, Jupiter ZX and Grande series, Hero MotoCorp says it is witnessing positive customer sentiments and sustained demand in the markets in Africa ...
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Africa: ICC - New Chief Prosecutor Divides Opinions in Africa

All Africa 16 Jun 2021
Karim Khan, the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, is a controversial figure. Some in Africa loathe him for defending war criminals. Others view him as a hero for representing oppressed victims ....
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ICC: New chief prosecutor divides opinions in Africa

Deutsche Welle 15 Jun 2021
Karim Khan, the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, is a controversial figure. Some in Africa loathe him for defending war criminals. Others view him as a hero for representing oppressed victims ... .
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SA Hockey mourns passing on of stalwart 'Ally' Fredericks

Independent online (SA) 15 Jun 2021
CAPE TOWN - South African Hockey on Tuesday announced that Executive Board Member Allistar 'Ally' Fredericks has passed on ... 'Sincere condolences to his family and friends ... 'Alli' was a hero amongst the hockey fraternity. "He was undoubtedly the most skilful player in South Africa for many years.
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Kandifo Institute hosts maiden Kofi Annan Scholars webinar

B & FT Online 14 Jun 2021
The webinar themed ‘Kofi Annan and Africa’ saw the staff and associates of Kandifo Institute in attendance ... His desire was to see a more peaceful world and was driven by this desire to see a prosperous Africa ... The guest speaker took us through the educational life of one of Africa’s greatest hero, Kofi Annan.
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Hamas raps Ilhan Omar for equating resistance with Israeli crimes

The Electronic Intifada 12 Jun 2021
The late Mandela led the African National Congress’ armed struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa. Now almost universally viewed as a hero, he was on an official US list of “terrorists” until as late as 2008 ... the attention shifts to the real victim and hero, Ilhan.
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