SOCIETE | SOCIETY

03-Mar-2022 to 08:52

S/Africa: Court orders coronation of new Zulu king

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — A South African court on Wednesday ruled that Misuzulu kaZwelithini should be crowned Zulu king despite resistance from some members of the royal family.

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11-Feb-2022 to 09:17

Ugandan opposition MPs launch complaint directory

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Opposition members of the Ugandan parliament have launched a directory for missing persons where complaints about abuses are entered, APA learnt on Friday.

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09-Feb-2022 to 13:31

S/Africa to decriminalise sex work?

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Wednesday commenced consultation on one of its most contentious subjects, whose endgame is to reach a consensus on how to go forward in the “decriminalisation of sex work”.

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08-Feb-2022 to 13:31

Pre-census survey shows 30% rise in Zimbabwe’s population

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s population has grown by more than 30 percent over the past 10 years, according to the results of a preliminary census conducted in 2021.

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13-Jan-2022 to 15:08

Cape Town wins global sustainability award

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African city of Cape Town has been awarded a Medal of Honour in the fifth Guangzhou International Awards for Urban Innovation for its partnership with the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), delivered by GreenCape.

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06-Jan-2022 to 10:29

Ghana scores big on peace index

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana has been named as one of the world's most peaceful countries by the Global Peace Index, the local press reported on Thursday.

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29-Dec-2021 to 00:07

Addis: Zimbabwe woman jailed for drug trafficking

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's federal High Court has sentenced a Zimbabwean woman to nine years in prison for drug trafficking.

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