SOCIETE | SOCIETY

18-Mar-2019 to 16:40

Rwanda joins countries banning Boeing 737 MAX planes

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has joined a growing list of countries shutting down their airspaces to all Boeing 737 MAX planes following the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight earlier this month, an official source disclosed to APA in Kigali on Monday.

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18-Mar-2019 to 11:30

N/Zealand mosque killer's manifesto labels Mandela terrorist

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Australian gunman who shot dead 50 worshippers in two mosques and injured several others in New Zealand referred to late president Nelson Mandela in a 74-page manifesto of hate titled “The Great Replacement” as a “terrorist.”

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17-Mar-2019 to 22:27

Namibia: Head-on collision kills 13 people

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A gruesome road accident has claimed 13 lives on Namibia’s B1 highway between Otavi and Tsumeb in Otjozondjupa region on Sunday afternoon.

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15-Mar-2019 to 17:02

Dakar’s Petersen market gutted by violent inferno

APA – Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — A violent fire has destroyed Dakar’s Petersen market, gutting shops laden with goods early on Friday.

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15-Mar-2019 to 10:59

Uganda police destroys narcotics worth $2.8 million

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Anti-Narcotics Department of the Ugandan Police Force has set ablaze 618 kilograms of narcotic drugs impounded from traffickers in country.

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15-Mar-2019 to 10:44

Plane crash: AMISOM mourns Ugandan officer

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is observing three days of mourning in honor of the Acting Police Commissioner Christine Alalo, who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday.

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14-Mar-2019 to 19:47

Botswana lawyers decry gay, lesbian abuse

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A full bench of the High Court on Thursday was told that homosexuals in Botswana have suffered from violence and discrimination than any other section of the society due to the laws that criminalise same sex in the country.

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