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    19-Nov-2014 to 14:52

    Botswana still studying gay rights ruling, could appeal - Minister

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is still studying last week’s High Court ruling that formally recognised the Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) as an organization, a cabinet said Wednesday.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 15:52

    Botswana Christians slam gay rights recognition ruling

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana on Tuesday denounced a High Court ruling giving gays and Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) the right to be legally recognized, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 13:49

    Activists applaud court decision on gay rights

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A human rights group on Tuesday said it was confident that the Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) will not encounter challenges in registering as an organisation following last week’s landmark court ruling recognising gay rights.

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    07-Nov-2014 to 15:29

    Malawi to host religious conference

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Leaders of religious groups and other civil organisations will next week converge in Malawi for a roundtable to explore the role of transformative masculinity and femininity, organisers said Friday.

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    06-Nov-2014 to 19:42

    Rwanda study tour for African women parliamentarians

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A delegation of women parliamentarians comprising representatives from national parliaments from eight African countries are expected in Rwanda next Monday on a week-long study tour.

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    04-Nov-2014 to 10:33

    S/African prosecutors appeal Pistorius judgement, sentence

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s prosecutors on Tuesday appealed the conviction and sentence of disgraced paralympian Oscar Pistorius who is serving a five-year sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has said.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 11:10

    S/Africa: ANC Women’s League welcomes Pistorius sentence appeal

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s highly influential African National Congress (ANC) Women\'s League has welcomed the decision by the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to appeal the manslaughter conviction and five-year sentence handed to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last week, APA learnt here Thursday.

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