SOCIETE | SOCIETY

01-Mar-2019 to 15:10

Gambia’s truth commission warns against witness tampering

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has warned citizens to desist from tampering with potential witnesses scheduled to appear before it.

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01-Mar-2019 to 13:30

Nigeria: Retired Air Vice Marshal jailed for seven years

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a retired Air Vice Marshal, Tony Omenyi, to seven years imprisonment for money laundering.

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01-Mar-2019 to 12:58

High cost of living biggest problem facing Kenyans- survey

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Sixty-five percent of Kenyans say that the high cost of living is the biggest problem facing their households, according to a new survey released on Friday.

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01-Mar-2019 to 12:16

Gambia: TRRC witness in sensational murder confessions

APA-Banjul(The Gambia) By Kaddy Jawo — Alagie Kanyi, a former corporal in The Gambia National Army has sensationally confessed before the ongoing Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission that he participated in the summary execution of soldiers accused of staging a November 1994 abortive coup and clobbering to death a civilian minister in 1996.

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27-Feb-2019 to 11:44

S/Africa: Ramaphosa vows gov’t will empower disabled citizens

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed his government to empowering people with disabilities in the country at the end of the first meeting of the Presidential Working Group on Disability held in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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26-Feb-2019 to 19:04

Uganda police probe Swedish national's mystery death

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Police in Uganda’s Jinja District are investigating the mysterious death of a 75-year-old Swedish national who is believed to have died on Sunday night.

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26-Feb-2019 to 18:46

Uganda detains suspected German paedophile

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Police Criminal Investigations Department has arrested and detained German national Bernhard Glaser who is suspected to be a paedophile.

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