06-May-2022 to 16:18

Nairobi: Why a jailed Muslim leader wants to remain in prison?

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A Kenyan court has allowed a Muslim cleric to remain in custody for about a month after he appealed to that effect over fears that he may be hunted down and killed or kidnapped when he leaves jail.

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11-Apr-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Ramaphosa condemns vigilantism, homophobia

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned acts of violence against foreigners from other African countries, saying “this brought the country back to the dark days of apartheid” and the past years of xenophobic attacks.

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07-Apr-2022 to 15:38

Rwanda remembers 28 years after genocide

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — President Paul Kagame on Thursday joined Rwandans and friends of Rwanda to mark the 28th commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsis, at the Kigali Memorial where over 250,000 victims of the 100-day massacre were laid to rest.

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22-Mar-2022 to 12:12

S/Africa: ‘Let’s welcome those who gave us shelter’, says president

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to welcome fellow Africans because they “gave us shelter” during the liberation struggle for freedom from apartheid.

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21-Mar-2022 to 13:29

S/African opposition wants Human Rights Day renamed

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s second opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), said the country’s Human Rights Day should be renamed as “Sharpeville Day” in honour of the 69 men and women who lost their lives some 63 years ago in Soweto.

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21-Mar-2022 to 12:12

S/Africans urged to promote social cohesion, shared national identity

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans should observe Human Rights Day as “a time to foster greater social cohesion, nation building and a shared national identity” countrywide, Cabinet said on Monday.

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15-Mar-2022 to 14:18

Cote d'Ivoire in drive to prevent identity-based withdrawal

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian government is holding a workshop from March 16 to 18, 2022 in Grand Bassam on strategic reflection on inter-communal dialogue.

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