SOCIETE | SOCIETY

27-Jan-2023 to 13:39

Guinea's Toumba Diakite not guilty - Family

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — More than four months after the opening of the trial of the September 28, 2009 massacre, the father of Aboubacar Sidiki Diakité, one of the main defendants, has broken his silence.

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25-Jan-2023 to 13:38

Ugandan army officers arrested over extortion

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Several officers of the Ugandan army have been arrested and detained for alleged involvement in extortion during a recent recruitment exercise, APA can report on Wednesday.

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23-Jan-2023 to 18:39

Rwanda: Ex minister jailed over graft after losing appeal

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's appeal court on Monday ordered former state minister Edouard Bamporiki to begin a five-year prison sentence after upholding a guilty conviction on charges related to abusing his authority while in office.

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23-Jan-2023 to 12:12

Germany to return over 900 colonial-era skulls to East Africa

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — German authorities say they are ready to return hundreds of human skulls taken from their former colonies in the East African region after having researched their origin for several years, local media reported Monday, quoting authoritative sources.

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23-Jan-2023 to 10:45

Gupta loses court case, denied S/African passport

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has welcomed a High Court ruling in Pretoria to deny exiled businessman, Indian-born Atul Gupta, a new passport because he “is a fugitive from justice and therefore does not qualify for a South African passport,” Ministry of Home Affairs spokesperson Siya Qoza said in Pretoria on Monday.

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19-Jan-2023 to 16:14

Sheikh Ibn Bayyah: an African antidote to extremism

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian scholar Sheikh Ibn Bayyah who is an important figure in the Muslim world is the initiator of the Conference for Peace in Africa in Nouakchott, now a popular event on the continent.

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17-Jan-2023 to 11:01

Two Egyptian brothers confess to honour killings

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Two brothers in Egypt have confessed to the honour killing of their sisters following complaints about their alleged misbehaviour by neighbours, APA has learnt.

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