SOCIETE | SOCIETY

29-Oct-2020 to 12:38

Transforming a palace for genocidaires into a five-star hotel

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A palace used as a propaganda headquarters of the perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda is set to be transformed into a five-star hotel, APA has learnt on Thursday.

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26-Oct-2020 to 10:10

Eswatini lifts alcohol sale, distribution ban

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — The Eswatini government lifted the ban on the sale and distribution of alcohol on Monday but called for strict adherence to measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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23-Oct-2020 to 11:02

Witchcraft lynch mobs – Malawi’s Achilles heel

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Rising cases of lynching of suspected witches have exposed the shortcomings of Malawi’s justice system amid concern that the long arm of the law is just that – taking too long to resolve the issue.

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21-Oct-2020 to 17:03

Prominent S/Africa ‘prophet’ arrested over money laundering

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born religious leader Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary appeared in a Pretoria Magistrate Court on Wednesday following their arrest for alleged fraud and money laundering worth US$6.0 million, the police have said.

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21-Oct-2020 to 12:37

FTACAF Dakar Forum: “Making e-commerce a lever to boost intra-African trade”

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne, Director of GAINDE 2000 and President of the African Performance Institute has suggested that e-commerce can be used as a lever to boost intra-African trade.

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18-Oct-2020 to 06:00

‘Lockdown’ declared word of the year in S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Pan-South African Language Board (PanSALB), in association with media research company Focal Points, have declared “lockdown” as the country’s word of 2020, APA has learnt.

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16-Oct-2020 to 17:47

Morocco recovers nearly 25,000 archaeological items from France

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco has recovered nearly 25,500 rare archaeological items, mainly prehistoric and paleontological, seized by French Customs in 2005 and 2006.

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