SOCIETE | SOCIETY

28-Sep-2020 to 13:42

Basotho women, others rescued in sex trade swoop in S/Africa

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — At least three Basotho nationals were rescued at the weekend when South African police busted a suspected international human trafficking ring that was allegedly using women from southern African countries as sex slaves.

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24-Sep-2020 to 16:41

Ramaphosa warns S/African business over ‘negative’ adverts

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday used Heritage Day to end negative business practices in the country, whose people two weeks ago took to the streets to protest against a “racist” hair advert denigrating African women’s hair as being undesirable.

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07-Sep-2020 to 14:37

Ramaphosa mourns late S/African author

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday sent condolences to the family of author Achmat Dangor following the late activist’s demise at the weekend.

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07-Sep-2020 to 13:24

Retailer’s ‘racist’ advert torches storm in S/Africa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With one of its shops set on fire in Johannesburg on Monday, South African health and beauty firm Clicks is under fire from the opposition Economic Freedom Front over a “racist” advert it has since taken down.

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03-Sep-2020 to 14:41

Kenyan food police impound expired rice

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Operatives of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) have impounded close to 1000 bags of rice worth millions of dollars from West Pokot County, local media reported on Thursday.

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28-Aug-2020 to 14:20

Mandela’s personal doctor Ramlakan dies

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Late Nelson Mandela’s doctor, a former surgeon general in the South African National Defence Force, has died of a suspected heart attack, ruling African National Congress party spokesperson Pule Mabe said on Friday.

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28-Aug-2020 to 11:38

Road accident kills 3 in eastern Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three people were killed and four others seriously injured when a motorcyclist who was speeding in the wrong lane was hit in a head-on collision with another vehicle coming in the opposite direction at Rwamagana, a district in eastern Rwanda, a police source revealed on Friday.

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