SOCIETE | SOCIETY

02-Feb-2019 to 11:35

S/Africa: Top prosecutor says banishing graft her target

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi has vowed to fight corruption, saying “it is now time for justice to win the fight against the scourge” in the country.

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02-Feb-2019 to 10:52

S/African clergy, wife arrested on fraud charges

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife Mary, who head the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church, have been arrested by the South African police on alleged fraud and money laundering charges, the police have confirmed.

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01-Feb-2019 to 20:38

Kagame urges sacrifice as Rwandans observe Heroes Day

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Friday called for efforts in emulating the sacrifice and dedication demonstrated by all the country’s past heroes.

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01-Feb-2019 to 19:06

ICC: Appeals Chamber orders Gbagbo’s conditional release

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday ordered the conditional release of detained ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and his former close aide Charles Ble Goude.

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01-Feb-2019 to 17:11

African statisticians, dev planners must collaborate - ECA’s Chinganya

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — “We often allow statisticians to sit on their own and make decisions on required data without the involvement of development planners,” said Oliver Chinganya, Director of the Africa Centre for Statistics (ACS) at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:40

Africa: Rwanda ranks fourth on corruption index

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda was ranked at the 48th place at global level and 4th in Africa on the scale of corruption perception index for 2018 obtained Thursday from the Berlin-based corruption watchdog - Transparency International.

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30-Jan-2019 to 16:04

S/Sudan: Exiled king returns to kingdom

APA-Juba (South Sudan) By Janet Adongo — It’s been four long years since His Majesty Kongo Dak Padiet occupied his throne in his kingdom, situated in Fashoda, north of South Sudan.

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