SOCIETE | SOCIETY

23-Nov-2021 to 11:22

Niger's traditional chieftaincy, a bulwark against early marriage

APA - Niamey (Niger) — Highly influential in their communities, traditional chiefs in the Sahelian country of Niger are key levers to lead the demographic transition as required by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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19-Nov-2021 to 13:31

Ramaphosa hails S/Africa’s national orders recipients

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed this year’s recipients of the National Orders – the highest awards this country bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals – as champions of life time achievements.

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15-Nov-2021 to 13:51

Aliko Dangote's brother passes away

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria and Africa's wealthiest businessman Aliko Dangote is mourning his brother and junior business partner Sani Dangote, who has died in the United States, APA can report on Monday.

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18-Oct-2021 to 11:50

S/Africa’s rights watchdog to probe “racism’ in advertising sector

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s human rights watchdog said on Monday that it will next year launch an inquiry into allegations of racial discrimination that have rocked the country’s advertising industry in recent years.

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15-Oct-2021 to 10:44

Kenya: Murdered top athlete's husband detained

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The arrest has been confirmed of the husband of top Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop who was found dead at her home on Wednesday.

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07-Oct-2021 to 12:30

Ramaphosa sends best wishes to Tutu on 90th anniversary

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his best wishes and “warmest congratulations” to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who turns 90 years old on Thursday.

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05-Oct-2021 to 06:27

Mugabe’s widow appeals order to exhume husband’s remains

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The widow of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has appealed to the country’s High Court challenging an earlier court decision ordering the exhumation of her husband's remains for reburial at a national shrine.

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