07-Sep-2021 to 07:40

Malawi witnesses 72-percent rise in suicide cases - Official

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi experienced a 72-percent rise in suicide cases during the first three months of this year compared to the corresponding period in 2020, an official said on Monday.

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01-Sep-2021 to 09:30

Ivorian TV presenter suspended over rape show row

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Ivorian TV host Yves de M’Bella at the centre of a rape show row after a programme called La Télé D’ici Vacances on the privately owned New Ivorian Channel, has been suspended for one month from all TV and radio stations by the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA, regulator).

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01-Sep-2021 to 09:08

Cote d’Ivoire: rape simulation on TV sparks outrage

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Women’s Rights League, “shocked” by the rape apology on the private New Ivorian channel (NCI), announced in a statement that it has taken legal action.

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30-Aug-2021 to 10:24

S/Africa: Don’t kill whistleblowers, salute them – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the protection of corruption whistleblowers following the recent killing of senior Gauteng Health Department finance official Babita Deokaran.

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11-Aug-2021 to 10:06

Meet the women shaping the South African workplace of tomorrow

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The eventual post-pandemic return to work presents the perfect opportunity to reimagine workplace strategy and space planning. Already one of South Africa’s largest interior design and fit out companies, and owned by JLL, a Fortune 500 company, Tétris Design & Build not only understand the new needs of clients, employees, and teams, but have a pool of talented women ready to shape and implement the workplace of the future.

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10-Aug-2021 to 10:12

Gambian detained in Malta over cannabis

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The police in Malta are detaining a Gambian man after he was found in possession of 45 packets of cannabis following a tip-off, APA can report on Tuesday.

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26-Jul-2021 to 13:20

Benin’s former First Lady Rosine Soglo dies

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Rose-Marie Honorine Vieyra died at the age of 87 on Sunday 25 July at her home in Cotonou.

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