SOCIETE | SOCIETY

13-Mar-2019 to 10:35

US 'expects' SA to hand over ex-Mozambican minister – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A United States official has said that he expected South Africa to hand over detained former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to Washington to face justice over alleged corruption charges in America.

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13-Mar-2019 to 09:41

Namibia grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 planes

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has placed a ban on the landing and operation of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at all its airports over safety concerns, APA learnt Wednesday.

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11-Mar-2019 to 19:01

My detained husband was castrated, female witness tells Gambia’s TRRC

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Kaddy Camara, the wife of late politician, Alhagie Mamadi Sabally has told Gambia’s Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commissions that her husband had lost his manhood after he was tortured and castrated while in detention.

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09-Mar-2019 to 11:20

Thieves stole $21m from Mandela burial funds – Court

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African court has affirmed Public Protector (Ombudsman) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s charges that over $21 million set aside for Nelson Mandela’s burial activities were stolen from the intended purpose.

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07-Mar-2019 to 18:23

eSwatini: King Mswati’s 12th wife dies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III’s 12th wife, Inkhosikati LaDube has passed on, exactly 11 months after the death of Inkhosikati LaMasango, his eighth spouse.

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07-Mar-2019 to 00:45

Passengers in Rwanda affected by Kenya airport strike

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — All flights by Rwanda national carrier RwandaAir to Nairobi (Kenya) were affected in the early hours of Wednesday following a strike by workers at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya.

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06-Mar-2019 to 14:10

Botswana court to hear same-sex conduct case

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A full bench of the Botswana High Court will on 14 March hear a case in which gay rights activists are challenging the constitutionality of sections of the Botswana Penal Code that criminalise same-sex sexual contact, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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