27-Dec-2021 to 00:44

AU mourns anti-apartheid icon Tutu

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of African Union Commission Moussaka Fak Mahamat has joined South Africans in mourning the passing of the anti-apartheid hero Desmond Tutu.

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26-Dec-2021 to 12:16

Archbishop Tutu: A service beyond the pulpit

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who died in Cape Town on Sunday was a household name not only in South Africa but around the world thanks to his freedom fighter role which transcended his pulpit.

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26-Dec-2021 to 09:10

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu who was instrumental in the fight against apartheid has died at the age of 90, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in Pretoria on Sunday.

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24-Dec-2021 to 10:29

Senegal MPs champion stiffer anti-gay laws

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Eleven lawmakers have tabled a bill in the Senegalese parliament to amend paragraph 3 of Article 319 of the amended Penal Code which would guarantee stiffer penalties for homosexual offenders.

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10-Dec-2021 to 22:13

S/Africa leader urged to sign hate crimes bill into law

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The Director of the KwaZulu-Natal LGBT Recreation organisation, Hlengiwe Buthelezi, on Friday called on South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to sign a hates crimes bill into law.

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23-Nov-2021 to 11:22

Niger's traditional chieftaincy, a bulwark against early marriage

APA - Niamey (Niger) — Highly influential in their communities, traditional chiefs in the Sahelian country of Niger are key levers to lead the demographic transition as required by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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19-Nov-2021 to 13:31

Ramaphosa hails S/Africa’s national orders recipients

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed this year’s recipients of the National Orders – the highest awards this country bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals – as champions of life time achievements.

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