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    • Kenyatta leads tribute to fallen Kenyan multiparty icon

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led Kenyans in paying emotional tributes to Kenneth Matiba, a revered icon of the fight for multiparty democracy in what became known as the se...

    • Big diamond discovered in Botswana

      APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp late Thursday announced the recovery of a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond, the third largest diamond ever discovered from its 100% owned Ka...

    • SADC picks Chissano as Madagascar crisis mediator

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) has picked Mozambique's former president-cum diplomat Joaquim Chissano to mediate in Madagascar’s political crisis.


    31-May-2017 to 10:39

    Botswana lawmaker slams parliamentary dress code for women

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The chairperson of Botswana Parliamentary Caucus on Women, Botlogile Tshireletso has condemned the country’s parliament for restricting and dictating what women should wear before they could be allowed to enter chambers of the August House, the Patriot newspaper reported here Wednesday.

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    19-May-2017 to 05:40

    No place for women abusers, murderers in S/Africa, vows minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Amid rising gender-based violence in the country, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has said that abusers, murderers and rapists have no place in South Africa.

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    18-May-2017 to 14:30

    Int’l conference on women judges kicks off in Nairobi

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday officially opened the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) regional conference hosted by the Kenya Women Judges Association (KWJA).

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    17-May-2017 to 05:51

    Zuma urges unity to end killings of women, children in S/Africa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has appealed to South Africans to unite against recent attacks on women and children as well as human trafficking, following some gruesome killings perpetrated by males in parts of the country.

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    05-May-2017 to 19:22

    “West African integration policies should insist on gender equality” - Official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “Any West African integration policy must take gender equality into account,” Awudu Ahmed Gumah, the head of Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at the Center of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for Gender Development (CCDG) argued on Friday in Dakar.

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    05-May-2017 to 12:26

    Botswana commended for decision to sign SADC gender protocol

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing has expressed gratitude at government’s decision to sign the SADC Gender Protocol following the review of the protocol, APA learnt here Friday.

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    27-Apr-2017 to 13:56

    Botswana to sign SADC Protocol on Gender

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said on Thursday that it has taken a decision to sign the revised Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development.

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