SOCIETE | SOCIETY

19-Feb-2019 to 18:14

Abducted prefect, editor freed in Mali

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — Two people taken hostage in Mali including the Prefect of Tenenkou (Mopti), Makan Doumbia have been freed, the secretary general of the Union of Civil Administrators, Ousmane Christian Diarra confirmed to APA on Tuesday.

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19-Feb-2019 to 15:58

Mali militia abandons moral policing of Kidal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) by our correspondent Alou Diawara — The Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) announced Tuesday that it was abandoning its moral policing role in Mali's northern town of Kidal, including a ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol.

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16-Feb-2019 to 15:21

Ivorians account for 98 percent of refugees in Liberia - UNHCR

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Latest report released by the Liberia Office of the UNHCR shows that Ivorians constitute 98 percent of the 9,206 refugees currently living in the country.

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16-Feb-2019 to 14:49

Juba: Civil servants to contribute to funding peace implementation

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The South Sudanese government has announced that all civil servants will lose a day's pay each month to fund the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement.

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16-Feb-2019 to 10:37

S/Africa court denies bail to Mozambican ex-minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former Mozambican Finance minister Manuel Chang has been denied bail by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg, for doing so would undermine South Africa's criminal system, Magistrate Sagra Subroyen ruled on Friday.

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15-Feb-2019 to 16:02

Mozambique effects key arrests over debt scandal

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambiqu's Attorney General's Office (PGR) has announced the arrest of five people, including businessmen and intelligence officials over a long running debt scandal.

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15-Feb-2019 to 15:16

Rwanda seeks extradition of key genocide suspects from Denmark

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is seeking the ‘full cooperation’ of Denmark for the extradition of key genocide suspect Sylvère Ahorugeze who is seeking asylum in the Nordic country.

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