SOCIETE | SOCIETY

21-Jan-2021 to 14:50

Ombudsman requests court to postpone perjury case - SA lawyer

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s beleaguered Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, accused of lying thrice under oath about a meeting she had with former President Jacob Zuma, on Thursday requested the court to postpone her hearing to enable her present new evidence that would lead the court to dismiss the charges.

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20-Jan-2021 to 18:00

Egypt's military first in Africa - GFP rankings

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Egypt has occupied first place on the Global Firepower’s (GFP) 2021 Africa Military Strength and second in the Middle East, trailing Turkey and preceding Iran.

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08-Jan-2021 to 18:43

Veteran Rwandan journalist, Valentin Umuhire dies of COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Veteran Rwandan journalist Valentin Umuhire managing Editor of vernacular newspaper "Value News" has died of a confirmed COVID-19 at the age of 43, his family confirmed Friday to APA in Kigali.

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05-Jan-2021 to 12:00

Four Ethiopians on "most influential Africans" list

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UK-based New African magazine has included four Ethiopians on its ‘100 Most Influential Africans of 2020’ list.

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04-Jan-2021 to 17:00

Senegal constitutional council judge dies at 68

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Bousso Diao Fall, the only female judge member of the Senegalese Constitutional Council, died Sunday night at age 68, APA learnt from the communication services of the judicial institution.

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01-Jan-2021 to 18:00

Ramaphosa sends New Year message to S/Africans after ‘difficult year’

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Wishing fellow South Africans to have “a happy and healthy 2021” in his New Year message, President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged that the just-ended year 2020 was “a difficult year rocked by the coronavirus pandemic.”

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31-Dec-2020 to 17:03

Rwanda's nationality law amended to attract investments

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's lawmakers have adopted a new law governing nationality which replace a 2008 legislation in a bid to boost foreign investment and increase the number of people who would contribute expertise, local media reported Thursday quoting a senior official from the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration.

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