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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.


    13-Apr-2017 to 16:47

    Gambia’s acting VP wins int’l magazine award

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Gambia’s acting vice-president Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has been named as the Woman of the Year by a prestigious UK-based magazine, its organizers have revealed in a statement on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2017 to 09:40

    Nigeria urges Africa to invest in out-of-school teenage girls

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Aisha Buhari wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Population Commission (NPC) have called for urgent investment in Africa’s out-of-school teenage girls.

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    22-Mar-2017 to 12:56

    S/Africa on course to achieving 50% women representation – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is on course to achieve 50 percent women representation in the work place before 2030, Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women Susan Shabangu has said.

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    09-Mar-2017 to 08:37

    Botswana making progress in women’s representation – Official

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is forging ahead with implementation of its commitments on increasing women’s representation in decision-making positions, National Assembly Speaker Gladys Kokorwe has said.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 19:46

    Women in CAR still victims of violence - MINUSCA

    APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — Thousands of women and girls in the Central African Republic are forced to flee their villages to join IDP camps, due to clashes between armed groups, especially in the prefectures of Ouaka, Upper Kotto and Ouham-Pendé, the UN mission in the country disclosed.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 15:12

    Kenya marks Int’l Women’s Day

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday joined Kenyans as they commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) with President Uhuru Kenyatta enumerating the many strides his country has achieved towards gender parity.

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