SOCIETE | SOCIETY

15-Mar-2022 to 14:10

Mali: Rights watchdog denounces new “wave of executions”

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report blames the Malian Armed Forces (FAM) and jihadist groups for a fresh “wave of executions”.

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14-Mar-2022 to 13:35

Kenyatta mourns Kenyan tycoon

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the family of Kiambu businessman Francis Mwaura Ngugi who died on Sunday.

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03-Mar-2022 to 09:06

S/Africa: Court to decide on criminalisation of cannabis use by children

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Constitutional Court is on Thursday expected to make a ruling on whether it is a criminal offence for children to possess or use cannabis.

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03-Mar-2022 to 08:52

S/Africa: Court orders coronation of new Zulu king

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — A South African court on Wednesday ruled that Misuzulu kaZwelithini should be crowned Zulu king despite resistance from some members of the royal family.

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11-Feb-2022 to 09:17

Ugandan opposition MPs launch complaint directory

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Opposition members of the Ugandan parliament have launched a directory for missing persons where complaints about abuses are entered, APA learnt on Friday.

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09-Feb-2022 to 13:31

S/Africa to decriminalise sex work?

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Wednesday commenced consultation on one of its most contentious subjects, whose endgame is to reach a consensus on how to go forward in the “decriminalisation of sex work”.

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08-Feb-2022 to 13:31

Pre-census survey shows 30% rise in Zimbabwe’s population

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s population has grown by more than 30 percent over the past 10 years, according to the results of a preliminary census conducted in 2021.

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