SOCIETE | SOCIETY

24-May-2021 to 13:11

S/Africa donates food aid to Zimbabwe cyclone victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is expected to deliver $3.33 million worth of food aid comprising 5,000 tons of maize meal to neighbouring Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

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24-May-2021 to 09:22

Owning land, "a watershed for black S/Africans"

APA-Groblersdal (South Africa) — Among South Africa’s majority black population, owning farm land marked an important milestone in the government’s land restitution programme meant to correct past wrongs of land maladministration in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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21-May-2021 to 10:37

S/Africa & polyandry: to legalise or not to legalise?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A proposal by the South African government to legalise polyandry has sharply divided opinion in the country in recent weeks and is exposing a clash between patriarchal and matriarchal values.

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19-May-2021 to 20:39

Rwanda: Boy arrested over "sex with dog" offense

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested by the police for reportedly having sexual intercourse with a dog in Musanze, a district some 100km in northern Rwanda, a police source in the region revealed on Wednesday.

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19-May-2021 to 20:26

Guinea: Detained veteran journalist freed

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — Journalist and historian Amadou Diouldé Diallo has been released after three months of pre-trial detention in a civil prison in Conakry.

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18-May-2021 to 11:27

Rwanda: Pop star's pre-trial detention hearing adjourned

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A court in the Rwandan capital on Tuesday postponed a hearing on the pre-trial detention of famous pop singer Joshua Tuyishime, better known by his stage name Jay Polly.

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14-May-2021 to 10:56

Senegal: Body launched for safety of electricity users

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Committee for the Safety of Electricity Users (COSSUEL) in Senegal will issue certificates of conformity for electrical installations, based on the standards in force, particularly the SN01 001 Standard.

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