SOCIETE | SOCIETY

01-Sep-2021 to 09:08

Cote d’Ivoire: rape simulation on TV sparks outrage

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Women’s Rights League, “shocked” by the rape apology on the private New Ivorian channel (NCI), announced in a statement that it has taken legal action.

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30-Aug-2021 to 10:24

S/Africa: Don’t kill whistleblowers, salute them – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the protection of corruption whistleblowers following the recent killing of senior Gauteng Health Department finance official Babita Deokaran.

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11-Aug-2021 to 10:06

Meet the women shaping the South African workplace of tomorrow

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The eventual post-pandemic return to work presents the perfect opportunity to reimagine workplace strategy and space planning. Already one of South Africa’s largest interior design and fit out companies, and owned by JLL, a Fortune 500 company, Tétris Design & Build not only understand the new needs of clients, employees, and teams, but have a pool of talented women ready to shape and implement the workplace of the future.

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10-Aug-2021 to 10:12

Gambian detained in Malta over cannabis

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The police in Malta are detaining a Gambian man after he was found in possession of 45 packets of cannabis following a tip-off, APA can report on Tuesday.

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26-Jul-2021 to 13:20

Benin’s former First Lady Rosine Soglo dies

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Rose-Marie Honorine Vieyra died at the age of 87 on Sunday 25 July at her home in Cotonou.

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01-Jul-2021 to 20:16

Senegal sets up local content monitoring committee

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — This regulatory body of the hydrocarbons sector is composed of 15 members, seven of whom are from the public administration.

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01-Jul-2021 to 10:42

Morocco: 11 people arrested over drug trafficking

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Moroccan security operatives on Wednesday arrested eleven individuals, including two Romanians and an Albanian illegally residing in the kingdom, for their alleged links with a criminal network active in international drug trafficking, the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said in a statement.

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