SOCIETE | SOCIETY

21-Feb-2019 to 22:56

Malawi minister’s albino remarks shameful - Amnesty

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Amnesty International (AI) has described Malawi's Minister of Homeland and Security, Nicholas Dausi's remarks as shameful denial comments that are fuelling attacks against persons with albinism in the country.

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21-Feb-2019 to 22:16

Namibia investigates ancestral land rights claims

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — President Hage Geingob on Thursday appointed a presidential commission of inquiry into claims of ancestral land rights and restitution.

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21-Feb-2019 to 21:58

S/Africa to extradite Mozambique’s ex-minister - Report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang held in a Johannesburg jail since December on a US-issued international arrest warrant, according to a press report.

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21-Feb-2019 to 20:47

Malawi: Suspected albino dealer dies in police custody

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi's suspected albino kidnapper has died while in police custody in Lilongwe on Wednesday.

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20-Feb-2019 to 12:26

UN: Nigerian appointed to board tackling sexual exploitation

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Wednesday announced the appointment of a Nigerian, Ms Joy Ezeilo as a member of seven distinguished experts to serve on the newly established Civil Society Advisory Board on prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse.

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19-Feb-2019 to 19:10

MINUSMA concerned over alleged rights abuses

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Mission for the Stabilization of Mali (MINUSMA) Tuesday voiced concern over what it called serious human rights abuses in the Bankass Circle in the centre of the country.

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19-Feb-2019 to 18:30

Sahel demographic dividend workshop underway in Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The proceedings of a regional workshop aimed at training national trainers on the demographic dividend programming guide are into their second day in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Tuesday.

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