SOCIETE | SOCIETY

11-Jun-2020 to 09:51

How Africa stood up for George Floyd!

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Africa has not been left behind in the international campaign against racism sparked by the death in US police custody of black American George Floyd.

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10-Jun-2020 to 19:32

High-level partnership launched to fight Covid-19 in Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new partnership bringing together private enterprise and the UK’s leading non-profit humanitarian organisation for children has been formed to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19 in Africa.

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10-Jun-2020 to 14:59

C'Wealth applauds Seychelles legislation against gender violence

APA-Victoria (Seychelles) — The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has applauded a new legislation in Seychelles aimed at curbing gender-based violence targeting mainly women and girls.

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10-Jun-2020 to 11:33

Darfur war crime suspect hands himself to ICC

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A leader of the Janjaweed militia movement accused of a lead role in the slaughter in Sudan's troubled region of Darfur has handed himself in to the custody of the International Criminal Court, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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09-Jun-2020 to 18:53

Covid-19 affecting UNDP support to Cote d’Ivoire

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the United Nations Development Program's financial support for certain community development and governance projects in Cote d’Ivoire.

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09-Jun-2020 to 15:05

Burundi's President Nkurunziza dies of “heart attack”

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — Burundi's outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza has died at 55 after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says in its official Twitter account.

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08-Jun-2020 to 12:18

S/Africa’s Malema urges black people to fight world racism

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema on Monday urged all black people “to unite and intensify the fight against racism” worldwide.

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