SOCIETE | SOCIETY

09-Jul-2020 to 14:05

S/Africa’s population rises to 59.6m – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s population has risen by about 1.4 percent since 2019 to 59.6 million people, the country's statistics agency announced on Thursday.

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07-Jul-2020 to 19:21

Nigeria: Detained pastor admits raping own daughter

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) pastor Oluwafemi Oyebola has owned up to raping his own biological daughter after being arrested and interrogated by police.

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01-Jul-2020 to 09:43

S/Africa: Over 4,000 inmates freed to prevent Covid-19 in prisons - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has released 4,138 prisoners as part of the country’s easing on lockdown restrictions through social distancing in prisons, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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29-Jun-2020 to 11:19

Ivorian comedian Lance Toure dies in Abidjan

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivorian actor Lancine Toure, also known as Lance Toure died in Abidjan on Sunday after a long illness, APA can report on Monday from his family.

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25-Jun-2020 to 11:34

Over 77,000 Ivorian households benefit from Covid-19 fund

APA- Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Some 77,042 vulnerable households have already benefited from the Covid-19 solidarity fund released by the government, spokesman Sidi Tiémoko Touré said in Abidjan at the end of a Council of Ministers meeting on Wednesday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 10:10

Kigali ranked second least expensive E/African city

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s capital Kigali has been ranked the second least expensive city in East Africa after Kampala (Uganda), according to a newly released Mercer 2020 Cost of Living Survey.

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23-Jun-2020 to 12:43

ICC starts Gbagbo and co's acquittal hearings

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been hearing parties to the Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Ble Goude cases, in relation to the issues raised by the appeal against the decision to acquit them.

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