SOCIETE | SOCIETY

14-Feb-2019 to 22:48

Seven bodies retrieved from abandoned SA mine

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Rescuers at the Gupta Brothers’ Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga Province have retrieved the bodies of seven men who died inside the abandoned facility.

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14-Feb-2019 to 18:03

Chad: Soldiers shoot dead marauding panther

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — A panther has been shot dead after it broke loose and fatally mauled several people in a district of N'Djamena, the Chadian capital on Thursday morning.

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14-Feb-2019 to 17:42

Uganda: ICC’s Bensouda told to respond to ex-warlord’s motion

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The International Criminal Court (ICC) has directed Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to respond to a motion seeking dismissal of all charges against Dominic Ongwen, the former leader of Uganda’s rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

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14-Feb-2019 to 16:59

Uganda warns against e-visa scammers

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration has warned those intending to travel to the country to be wary of scammers who charge exorbitant e-visa fees using fake websites.

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08-Feb-2019 to 16:55

Ecowas court dismisses Dakar ex-mayor’s applications

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Cheikh Diop — The court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in a ruling issued on Friday has rejected requests submitted to it by the former Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall to challenge the Constitutional Council’s invalidation of his candidacy for the presidential election in Senegal.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:35

S/Africa: Top prosecutor says banishing graft her target

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi has vowed to fight corruption, saying “it is now time for justice to win the fight against the scourge” in the country.

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02-Feb-2019 to 10:52

S/African clergy, wife arrested on fraud charges

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife Mary, who head the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church, have been arrested by the South African police on alleged fraud and money laundering charges, the police have confirmed.

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