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    25-Mar-2019 to 19:03

    Chad: Some 2,000 ‘fake degree’ holders in civil service

    APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The cabinet contracted by the Chadian government to investigate diplomas has released its mid-term report, which unmasked nearly 2,000 civil servants in possession of fake degrees, APA learned on Monday from sources at the payment unit of the Finance ministry.

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    24-Mar-2019 to 10:11

    Ghanaian leader bemoans frequent road accidents

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian leader Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the gory accidents that claimed nearly 80 lives in the Bono East and Central regions on Friday calling for a speedy implementation of the recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee tasked with looking into such incidents.

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    22-Mar-2019 to 17:55

    Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) as a Non-Governmental Organization.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 16:24

    Botswana among world’s ‘least happy nations’- Report

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked among the least happy countries of the world, APA learned from a report seen on Wednesday.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 07:15

    S/African opposition demands probe into 'racism by banks'

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for a judicial commission of inquiry "with financial forensic capacity" into alleged discriminatory practices by banks against black clients.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 16:40

    Rwanda joins countries banning Boeing 737 MAX planes

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has joined a growing list of countries shutting down their airspaces to all Boeing 737 MAX planes following the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight earlier this month, an official source disclosed to APA in Kigali on Monday.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 11:30

    N/Zealand mosque killer's manifesto labels Mandela terrorist

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Australian gunman who shot dead 50 worshippers in two mosques and injured several others in New Zealand referred to late president Nelson Mandela in a 74-page manifesto of hate titled “The Great Replacement” as a “terrorist.”

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