17-Sep-2014 to 20:32

Gambia: EU in crusade over women’s rights

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The European Union (EU) said it is furthering its campaign to reduce all forms of violence against women and also enhance their economic status, rights and welfare in The Gambia.

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15-Sep-2014 to 17:58

Zambia govt urges respect for rights of sex workers

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government says there is need for everyone to respect the rights of sex workers because those engaged in the practice were also human beings that deserved some dignity.

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12-Sep-2014 to 12:28

S/Africa: Judge sets Pistorius sentencing for October

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, convicted of manslaughter in the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, will learn of his fate on October 13 when he returns to Pretoria’s North High Court for sentencing, High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled on Friday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 05:29

S/Africa: Pistorius court verdict due Thursday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, charged with the brutal killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year, returns to court on Thursday for verdict in the case that has attracted global media attention.

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08-Sep-2014 to 12:11

Namibia: Pohamba commends traditional leaders on GBV fight

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Monday commended traditional leaders for speaking out against gender-based violence (GBV) and joining hands with the government in fighting the scourge.

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04-Sep-2014 to 14:39

Namibia court orders extradition of French suspect to India

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A Namibian court on Thursday ordered the extradition of a French national wanted for alleged sex crimes in India.

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