SOCIETE | SOCIETY

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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30-Dec-2020 to 23:26

S/African prisons will welcome ‘non-wearing mask prisoners’ – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s prisons were ready to welcome those convicted for failing to wear masks as part of the country’s stricter measures required to control the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Correctional Services, Singabakho Nxumalo, said on Wednesday.

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29-Dec-2020 to 17:47

S/Africa alcohol ban leaves retailers despondent

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s wholesale ban on all alcoholic products during the coronavirus pandemic has left liquor retailers feeling despondent, a South African Liquor Brand Association (SALBA) official said on Tuesday.

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28-Dec-2020 to 15:06

Prominent Rwanda businessman arrested over forgery

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — One of the Rwanda's prominent businessmen Paul Muvunyi who became prosperous by investing in the hospitality industry has been arrested for allegedly forging documents to take ownership of landed properties located in the west of the country, a police source revealed Monday.

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