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    Thabo Mbeki lecture addressed Africa's relationship with ICC

    Ugandan transitional justice expert Barney Afako delivered the seventh Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture, hosted by Unisa and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute. He highlighted the role of the International Criminal Court in enabling Africa's quest for peace and justice.

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    Records broken as South African runners triumph at Comrades 2016

    South Africans won both the men's and women's race at this year's Comrades Marathon on Sunday, as the country's runners dominated the field and David Gatebe completed the gruelling 89.2 kilometres in a record-breaking 5 hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds.

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    No-budget movie reveals the heart of Mitchells Plain

    Change starts in the heart. That's the message of Mitchells Plain: The Movie, a new film starring amateur actors drawn from the township. Producer Robin Van der Byl hopes audiences will see beyond his home town's reputation of violence and poverty.

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    Malawian chief advocates education for girls over marriage

    A senior female chief in Malawi is doing all she can to fight child marriages. Theresa Kachindamoto advocates education over the marriage altar. In 2015, her efforts were rewarded when the country's law was amended raising the minimum age of marriage to 18.

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    South Africa's local government elections date declared

    The date for South Africa's local government election is officially set for 3 August 2016. It is now up to the Independent Electoral Commission to prepare to host and deliver another successful election.

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    A journey around Africa with ten great songs

    Celebrate Africa Month by taking a tour of the continent's best beats: classic favourites, hidden gems and contemporary hits. From west to south, Mali to Mzansi, bask in the rhythms and melodies that make Africa's heart beat proudly.

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