SOCIETE | SOCIETY

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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25-Mar-2019 to 19:57

eSwatini: Deputy PM leads taskforce for Mozambique relief

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A taskforce headed by Deputy Prime Minister Themba Masuku will facilitate relief measures for victims of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique.

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25-Mar-2019 to 19:03

Chad: Some 2,000 ‘fake degree’ holders in civil service

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The cabinet contracted by the Chadian government to investigate diplomas has released its mid-term report, which unmasked nearly 2,000 civil servants in possession of fake degrees, APA learned on Monday from sources at the payment unit of the Finance ministry.

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24-Mar-2019 to 10:11

Ghanaian leader bemoans frequent road accidents

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian leader Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the gory accidents that claimed nearly 80 lives in the Bono East and Central regions on Friday calling for a speedy implementation of the recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee tasked with looking into such incidents.

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22-Mar-2019 to 17:55

Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) as a Non-Governmental Organization.

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