COLLECTIVITES | COMMUNITIES

06-Jan-2017 to 08:33

Liberian newspapers zoom on arrest of ‘Big Boy 1’, others

— The arrest of ‘Big Boy 1’ and CDC Standard Bearer choosing ex-president Charles Taylor’s wife as his running mate dominate the headlines of Liberian newspapers on Friday.

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17-Dec-2016 to 10:53

Ghana: Mahama meeting in Abuja, Zongo development fund headline press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian media on Saturday focused on outgoing President John Dramani Mahama’s joining of other ECOWAS leaders in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss political crisis in the Gambia and reassurance of the President-elect, Nana Akufo Addo to establish Zongo Development Fund.

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12-Dec-2016 to 09:56

Botswana urged to ratify UN convention on persons with disabilities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Disabled (BOFOD) said on Monday that it intends to lobby the government to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

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22-Jun-2016 to 12:49

Swaziland: Refugees boycott "unfairly distributed" food

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — People seeking asylum in Swaziland’s Malindza Refugee Camp have boycotted food donated by the Roman Catholic Church, saying it is unfairly distributed, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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16-Jun-2016 to 10:30

Malawian CSOs petition Mutharika over prison food crisis

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian civil society organizations (CSOs) on Thursday petitioned President Peter Mutharika on the current food shortages in the country’s prisons, calling for his immediate intervention to avert a humanitarian crisis.

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11-Jun-2015 to 15:38

Lesotho Queen, UNFPA present blankets to elderly people

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho Queen \'Masenate Mohato Seeiso, in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Thursday presented blankets to more than 300 elderly people of Mokhotlong, the country’s coldest district.

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09-Jun-2015 to 08:58

Discrimination against Albinos rife in Botswana – Report

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As the world prepares to commemorate World Albinism Day this weekend, stigmatization and discrimination against people living with the condition is said to be significantly high in Botswana, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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