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    31-May-2019 to 13:03

    Kagame off to Kinshasa for Tshisekedi burial

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Former opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Etienne Tshisekedi, will be honored with a state funeral on Saturday in the presence of several heads of state including Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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    28-May-2019 to 23:53

    CAR’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission begins work

    APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) By Pierre Koutoukpé — The Central African Republic's Truth and Reconciliation Commission created within the framework of the Khartoum peace agreement signed in Bangui in February, began work in earnest on Tuesday under the auspices of the Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Seals, Flavien Mbata.

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    28-May-2019 to 23:11

    SA police welcomes arrest of suspected robbers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The arrest of three suspects in connection with a robbery of United States students visiting the South African capital of Pretoria early this month was welcomed by National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole on Tuesday.

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    28-May-2019 to 14:55

    Botswana CSO slams Kenyan court ruling on gays

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) on Tuesday expressed concern at the decision by Kenya's High Court to reject a petition calling for the decriminalisation of same-sex relationships.

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    27-May-2019 to 00:12

    Mozambique nabs 86-year old US drug trafficking suspect

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Police in Mozambique (PRM) have confirmed the arrest of an 86-year United States national in possession of 5 kilogrames of the illegal drugs at Maputo International Airport pror to board a Dubai-bound flight.

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    24-May-2019 to 22:08

    Kenya court upholds laws criminalizing homosexuality

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s High court on Friday in a landmark ruling upheld laws criminalizing homosexual acts between consenting adults.

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    23-May-2019 to 23:29

    Kigali wins global Wellbeing City Award

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan capital Kigali has been named Public Health Laureate for 2019 Wellbeing City Award, thanks to the cities’ bimonthly car-free day, a senior municipality authority confirmed Thursday.

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