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    09-Dec-2014 to 10:38

    S/African prosecutor appeals Pistorius’ conviction, sentence

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel returned to the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday to appeal against the conviction and sentencing of paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

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    05-Dec-2014 to 07:25

    S/Africa studying petition in UK businessman\'s murder trial

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government will study and respond to a petition received from a group calling itself \"Justice for Anni\" from London (UK), a senior official said on Thursday.

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    04-Dec-2014 to 18:35

    EU plaudits for Gambia women's empowerment record

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The head of the European Union mission in Banjul has poured encomiums on what she called Gambia's progress in the protection of women’s rights.

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    27-Nov-2014 to 09:35

    Nigeria to purchase of cooking stoves, wonder bags worth $58m for rural women

    APA- Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the purchase of N9.2 billion (about $58m) worth of clean cooking stoves and wonder bags for rural women under the National Clean Cooking Scheme.

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    24-Nov-2014 to 12:12

    Zuma to launch 16 Days of Activism in Johannesburg

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday officially launch the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign in Reiger Park in Johannesburg, his office said Monday.

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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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