SOCIETE | SOCIETY

14-Jul-2020 to 23:02

G5 Sahel Alliance commits to region's development

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The G5 Sahel Alliance has committed to the battle for development, a decision taken at the last Pau summit (France) in January with the creation of a “Coalition for the Sahel”.

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09-Jul-2020 to 14:05

S/Africa’s population rises to 59.6m – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s population has risen by about 1.4 percent since 2019 to 59.6 million people, the country's statistics agency announced on Thursday.

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07-Jul-2020 to 19:21

Nigeria: Detained pastor admits raping own daughter

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) pastor Oluwafemi Oyebola has owned up to raping his own biological daughter after being arrested and interrogated by police.

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01-Jul-2020 to 09:43

S/Africa: Over 4,000 inmates freed to prevent Covid-19 in prisons - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has released 4,138 prisoners as part of the country’s easing on lockdown restrictions through social distancing in prisons, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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29-Jun-2020 to 11:19

Ivorian comedian Lance Toure dies in Abidjan

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivorian actor Lancine Toure, also known as Lance Toure died in Abidjan on Sunday after a long illness, APA can report on Monday from his family.

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25-Jun-2020 to 11:34

Over 77,000 Ivorian households benefit from Covid-19 fund

APA- Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Some 77,042 vulnerable households have already benefited from the Covid-19 solidarity fund released by the government, spokesman Sidi Tiémoko Touré said in Abidjan at the end of a Council of Ministers meeting on Wednesday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 10:10

Kigali ranked second least expensive E/African city

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s capital Kigali has been ranked the second least expensive city in East Africa after Kampala (Uganda), according to a newly released Mercer 2020 Cost of Living Survey.

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