SOCIETE | SOCIETY

30-Jan-2019 to 16:04

S/Sudan: Exiled king returns to kingdom

APA-Juba (South Sudan) By Janet Adongo — It’s been four long years since His Majesty Kongo Dak Padiet occupied his throne in his kingdom, situated in Fashoda, north of South Sudan.

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30-Jan-2019 to 13:20

President Kenyatta mourns US musician James Ingram

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday joined fellow leaders and music lovers across the world in mourning the death of James Edward Ingram, one of the finest American singers of his generation.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:22

Mozambique probes death of S/African terror suspect

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's provincial attorney’s office in the country's northern province of Cabo Delgado has ordered an autopsy on the corpse of a South African businessman.

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24-Jan-2019 to 18:47

Liberian prosecutors off to Gaborone for training

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — A high Power delegation of legal experts headed by the Assistant Minister for Litigation Cllr. Wesseh A. Wesseh is in Gaborone, Botswana to attend a week-long course in human trafficking at the International Law Enforcement Academy (LEA).

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:39

Angola decriminalizes same-sex conduct

APA-Luanda (Angola) By Graeme Reid — Angola has finally shed the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct.

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23-Jan-2019 to 15:06

Gbagbo’s acquittal ‘is not final’ – Victims Lawyer

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The decision to acquit and discharge former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, and his former Youth minister, Charles Blé Goudé, “is not final.”

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18-Jan-2019 to 13:09

Uganda: ICC trial of former Ongwen postponed

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have adjourned the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), for two weeks to allow his lawyers have doctors assess Ongwen’s health.

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