SOCIETE | SOCIETY

06-Oct-2022 to 11:50

WHO in campaign to reverse Africa's suicide crisis

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday launched a campaign to raise awareness and spur action for suicide prevention in the African region, which has the world’s highest rates of death by suicide.

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04-Oct-2022 to 09:13

Zanzibar plans world's tallest timber building

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar is planning the highest green building in the world, a 28-storey apartment tower designed in hybrid timber technology.

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29-Sep-2022 to 15:37

Guinea massacre trial resumes on 4 October

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — The former head of the Guinean military junta, Moussa Dadis Camara, and ten former collaborators appeared in court for the first time in a Conakry court at the start of the trial over the massacre of protesters at a stadium on September 28, 2009.

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21-Sep-2022 to 10:41

AI questions Egypt's commitment to human rights

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Authorities in Egypt have shown no genuine will to acknowledge, let alone address, the country’s deep-rooted human rights crisis despite launching a National Human Rights Strategy one year ago, an Amnesty International report released on Wednesday says.

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21-Sep-2022 to 09:47

S/Africa: Six appear in court over $3.6m corruption charges - Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Four senior current and former police officers, suspected of teaming up with two businessmen, appeared at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court to answer charges of alleged fraud, corruption, and theft involving a US$3.6 million tender on Wednesday.

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21-Sep-2022 to 08:43

Zimbabwe’s life expectancy leaps to 64.7 years – Report

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabweans are living longer than they did 10 years ago, according to report on mortality published on Tuesday.

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18-Sep-2022 to 15:25

Rwanda's rape accused wants public hearing

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The former managing editor of 'The Chronicles' one of the main independent Rwanda newspapers, Dr Christopher Kayumba has asked to move his trial for rape from closed door to a public hearing, a judicial source revealed on Sunday.

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