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    11-Jun-2019 to 12:40

    Botswana court decriminalises homosexuality

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In a landmark decision, a panel of three High Court judges on Tuesday decriminalised sex between consenting adults in Botswana.

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    10-Jun-2019 to 21:44

    Minister slams trucking violence in S/Africa’s KwaZulu Natal

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Monday expressed disappointment at the ongoing trucking industry unrest in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province, which has seen 60 trucks burnt by angry mobs in recent past.

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    10-Jun-2019 to 20:36

    S/African leader in Geneva for ILO conference

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) centenary conference which kicked off on Monday.

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    08-Jun-2019 to 15:23

    20 senior Rwandan police officers fired over corruption

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 20 senior Rwandan police officers were fired for allegedly direct involvement in corrupt practices, according to an official statement made available to APA on Saturday.

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    08-Jun-2019 to 10:03

    Sierra Leone: Anti-graft agency, ex-minister reach settlement

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone says it has reached a settlement agreement with two former government officials found wanting for the misuse of public funds.

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    07-Jun-2019 to 19:33

    Army worms threaten Botswana food security

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Fall armyworms are reportedly threatening Botswana’s food security if not properly managed as it has the potential to wipe out crops such as maize, APA learned Friday.

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    07-Jun-2019 to 19:11

    11 Chadian mercenaries get 20-year prison terms

    APA - Ndjamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The special criminal branch of the Ndjamena Court of Appeal has sentenced eleven Chadians to 20 years imprisonment, for attempted mercenary activities.

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