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22-Feb-2020 to 13:31

Botswana executes another death row inmate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Prison Service on Saturday confirmed the execution of Mmika Mpe who was sentenced to death for the murder of his employer Reinette Johanna Vorster of Gantsi in the west of the country.

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19-Feb-2020 to 14:58

Domestic violence: Politician’s wife sues MP for defamation

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — What was ruling National African Congress lawmaker Boy Mamabolo thinking when he accused opposition Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) leader Julius Malema of violently abusing his wife during a parliament session?

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17-Feb-2020 to 23:54

20 die in Niger food distribution stampede

APA - Niamey (Niger) — Some 20 people have died and several others were injured on Monday during a scramble in Diffa in southeastern Niger during a distribution of food and money to Nigerian refugees.

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17-Feb-2020 to 10:22

Life expectancy of Rwanda increases to 67.8 in 2020 - Official

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The average life expectancy for Rwandans rose by almost three years from 64.5 years in 2012 to 67.8 years in 2020, according to figures obtained Monday from the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda.

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17-Feb-2020 to 09:17

Detained Rwandan musician: Death by suicide?

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan gospel musician, Kizito Mihigo who was arrested last week while attempting to leave the country has died in detention after apparently committing suicide in his police cell.

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14-Feb-2020 to 19:02

Famous Rwandan musician caught 'fleeing'

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan musician Kizito Mihigo, who became famous for his gospel songs is currently in custody after he was arrested earlier this week while allegedly attempting to flee the country, a police source claimed on Friday.

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10-Feb-2020 to 10:20

Police probe death of Ghanaian nurse

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Police in Ghana say they are opening an investigation into the disappearance of a female nurse in Kumasi who is believed to have been stalked and murdered by unknown individuals last week.

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