SOCIETE | SOCIETY

07-Sep-2020 to 14:37

Ramaphosa mourns late S/African author

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday sent condolences to the family of author Achmat Dangor following the late activist’s demise at the weekend.

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07-Sep-2020 to 13:24

Retailer’s ‘racist’ advert torches storm in S/Africa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With one of its shops set on fire in Johannesburg on Monday, South African health and beauty firm Clicks is under fire from the opposition Economic Freedom Front over a “racist” advert it has since taken down.

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03-Sep-2020 to 14:41

Kenyan food police impound expired rice

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Operatives of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) have impounded close to 1000 bags of rice worth millions of dollars from West Pokot County, local media reported on Thursday.

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28-Aug-2020 to 14:20

Mandela’s personal doctor Ramlakan dies

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Late Nelson Mandela’s doctor, a former surgeon general in the South African National Defence Force, has died of a suspected heart attack, ruling African National Congress party spokesperson Pule Mabe said on Friday.

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28-Aug-2020 to 11:38

Road accident kills 3 in eastern Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three people were killed and four others seriously injured when a motorcyclist who was speeding in the wrong lane was hit in a head-on collision with another vehicle coming in the opposite direction at Rwamagana, a district in eastern Rwanda, a police source revealed on Friday.

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26-Aug-2020 to 09:44

Rwanda: Hospital heads detained over genocide-related concealment

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The intermediate court of Muhanga in the Central Rwanda has denied bail to four senior managers of a major hospital in Gitwe in the south of the country, after they were charged with concealing genocide-related information.

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19-Aug-2020 to 15:54

S/Africa most expensive place to die in Africa – Research

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa is the world’s fourth most expensive place to die in and leads the continent in terms of high funeral expenses, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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