SOCIETE | SOCIETY

29-Mar-2019 to 16:42

Rwanda: Ex-minister appeals against life sentence

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A former Rwandan Justice Minister before and during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, Agnes Ntamabyariro is contesting her life sentence over the killings.

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28-Mar-2019 to 17:09

Sierra Leone MPs visiting Rwanda in car crash

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Parliament has confirmed the involvement of three of its members in a car crash in Rwanda.

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28-Mar-2019 to 15:06

Ecowas avows ambition to tackle youth challenges

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The ECOWAS Commission has re-affirmed its commitment to sustaining and strengthening its resolve to addressing the ever-changing youth related challenges in the West African region.

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28-Mar-2019 to 05:39

S/African opposition leader ‘innocent’ of hate speech – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — None of the complaints against opposition Economic Freedom Fighters leaders Julius Malema and Godrich Gardee referred to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a ruling legally constituted hate speech, the SAHRC has said.

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26-Mar-2019 to 17:32

Sierra Leone rapper summoned before enquiry commission

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — One of Sierra Leone’s leading rap artistes has been summoned to appear before a judge at the ongoing commission of enquiry, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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26-Mar-2019 to 13:00

Nigerian litarary giant Okara passes on

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Literary circles in Nigeria are mourning Gabriel Okara, one of the country’s best known novelists who has died at the age of 97.

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26-Mar-2019 to 05:37

S/Africa launches tool to combat racism, xenophobia

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — In its efforts to ramp up the fight against racism, xenophobia and discrimination in South Africa, the government has launched a tool to assist it in combating these social ills, a senior official has said.

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