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    18-Oct-2018 to 18:13

    Ex-president Banda craves women’s role in leadership

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Former Malawi President Joyce Banda has urged African leaders to implement policies and programs that will enhance women’s participation in leadership.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 17:02

    Uganda rallies for IPU ban on LGBT debate

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Legislators meeting in Geneva have voted to ban debate on the subject of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union ever again.

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    15-Oct-2018 to 18:30

    Maseru: Kenyan in the dock over abortion

    APA- Maseru (Lesotho) — A 36- year-old Kenyan man, Martin Masil, appeared before Butha- Buthe Magistrate Court on Monday charged with assisting a woman to undergo abortion.

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    13-Oct-2018 to 16:11

    S/Africa: Tutu discharged from hospital – Office

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital after a two-week stay, and is "re-gathering his strength at home"‚ his office said on Friday.

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    12-Oct-2018 to 05:20

    Survey shows rise in S/Africa crime incidents

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s 2018 Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) has indicated that aggregate crime levels in the period 2017/18 have increased as compared to the previous year, a senior Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) official has said.

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    11-Oct-2018 to 18:29

    Congo: Civil servants swarm banks for late salaries

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Several banks in the Congolese capital Brazzaville were on Thursday swarmed by disenchanted civil servants scrambling in long queues to receive their September salaries.

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    09-Oct-2018 to 18:52

    Japan to provide $2.7m food aid to Liberia

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Japanese government has announced $2.7 million worth of food assistance to Liberia to address the country’s food security situation.

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