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Winnie Mandela laid to rest

South Africans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid icon hailed as the mother of a nation and a political force. Crowds packed Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg Soweto township for the funeral following a private service at the home of Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of the late …

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Gambia ruling party wins local elections

Gambia’s ruling party won more than half the constituencies in the first local elections since longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh left the west African country more than a year ago, the electoral commission said Friday. Local councils had been dominated by Jammeh’s former party, the APRC, but President Adama Barrow’s …

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Russian spy: Daughter discharged from hospital

Yulia Skripal, the poisoned daughter of Russian ex-spy Sergei, has been discharged from hospital. The 33-year-old left Salisbury District Hospital on Monday and has been taken to a secure location. The hospital said: “This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone.” Her 66-year-old father remains …

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