SOCIETE | SOCIETY

04-Apr-2019 to 23:07

Sierra Leone leader appoints new prisons boss

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has appointed a new head of the country’s prisons, ending months of infighting over who succeeds the former head.

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04-Apr-2019 to 23:00

Uganda: Court charges suspected German paedophile

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A suspected German paedophile, identified as Bernhard Glanser Berry has been charged with defilement and child trafficking.

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03-Apr-2019 to 11:47

S/Africa blames ‘fake news’ for attacks on foreigners

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has blamed “fake news and acts of criminality” for fuelling the xenophobic attacks on Malawians and other foreign nationals in the port city of Durban last week, APA has learnt.

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02-Apr-2019 to 22:34

AU PSC focus on tackling genocide ideology in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council will on Wednesday discuss a collective measures by Africa and stakeholders to combat the ideology of hate, genocide and hate crimes ahead of the 25th commemoration of the mass slaughter of Tutsis on 7 April, a diplomatic source confirmed in Kigali.

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01-Apr-2019 to 19:00

Sierra Leone: Lands Director indicted for corruption

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s anti-graft agency says it has indicted the Director of Surveys and Lands at the Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment for corruption.

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01-Apr-2019 to 05:51

S/Africa: State urges police to probe attacks on Malawian nationals

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Sunday expressed concern at reports of violence against Malawi nationals in KwaZulu-Natal Province where thugs physically attacked and robbed them of their property before being chased away from their homes.

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29-Mar-2019 to 16:53

Kigali and Barcelona ink ‘smart city’ MoU

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Municipal authorities in Kigali Rwanda and Barcelona, Spain on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly advance smart city initiatives.

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