SOCIETE | SOCIETY

04-Dec-2020 to 05:58

Ramaphosa calls for social inclusion of people with disabilities

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called for an end to discrimination and prejudice against people with disabilities, saying every South African citizen has a role to play in the development of the country despite their condition.

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02-Dec-2020 to 13:15

S/Africa’s Royal Bafokeng Queen Mother dies

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday expressed his condolences to the highly respected Royal Bafokeng kingdom on the passing of its Queen Mother Semane Bonolo Molotlegi who died aged 77 on Monday.

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24-Nov-2020 to 14:14

Corrupt S/African cops want me to pay for failed extortion attempt- Bushiri

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The latest warrant of arrest issued by a South African court against self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri over the alleged rape of three women are designed “to tarnish my image,” the preacher said on Tuesday.

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23-Nov-2020 to 12:58

Ramaphosa urges S/Africans to unite in ending GBV

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday urged fellow South African to unite in fighting “the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV)” that costs the country up to US$2.8 billion annually.

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19-Nov-2020 to 23:38

New genocide suspect arrested in Sweden

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Swedish authorities have arrested another Rwandan national in connection with crimes committed during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda, a judicial source confirmed Thursday.

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19-Nov-2020 to 11:55

Police seize Malawi evangelists' Pretoria home

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has thrown its first salvo at the Malawi-born evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri, who jumped bail last week, by confiscating the couples’ upmarket US$366,000 home in Pretoria on Thursday.

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17-Nov-2020 to 11:55

Moroccan authorities urged to back UN death penalty moratorium

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan Human Rights Council (CNDH) called on the authorities to vote in favor of a resolution on the universal moratorium on the application of the death penalty at the next session of the UN Third Committee, scheduled for December.

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