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Namibia: Celebrating World Rhino Day

2021-09-22 18:16:57
[Namibian] WORLD Rhino Day will be commemorated with music and soccer at the Herbert Conradie Stadium at Khorixas this weekend. The event will be held under the theme 'Keeping the Five Alive'. Source
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Namibia: Prosecutor General Wins Appeal On Organised Crime Law

2021-09-22 18:11:19
[Namibian] The prosecutor general has won a Supreme Court appeal on Prevention of Organised Crime Act proceedings against a Chinese-owned close corporation allegedly involved in a multimillion-dollar customs scam that was uncovered near the end of 2016. Source
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Ethiopia: 30 Organizations Issue Appeal on Ending Violence and Famine in Tigray

2021-09-22 17:48:36
[Refugees International] As the United National General Assembly continues in New York, 30 organizations issued a joint open letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and permanent representatives of Security Council member states calling on them to take urgent action to end violence and famine in Tigray, northern Ethiopia. Source
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Mozambique: Govt Approves Reconstruction Plan for Cabo Delgado

2021-09-22 17:28:45
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government has approved the Reconstruction Plan for the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which envisages the restoration of social and economic infrastructures wrecked during the incursions by ISIS terrorists. Source
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South Africa: Were The Cradock Four Sacrificed at Altar of Democracy in South Africa?

2021-09-22 16:49:35
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- June 27, 1985. The day that changed the lives of four families forever -- a day that robbed Nomonde Calata, Nyameka Goniwe, Sindiswa Mkhonto and Nombuyiselo Mhlauli of their husbands -- men who were fathers, brothers, and friends. It is on this day that Matthew Goniwe, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkhonto and Sicelo Mhlauli would pay the ultimate price at the hands of the a partheid government's security forces. Putting into action a directive taken at parliament to remove Goniwe and Calata from society. Source
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Kenya: What Kenyan Midwives Want

2021-09-22 16:02:09
[Nation] "Despite their life-affirming role in providing healthcare for women, midwives are the least paid healthcare workers," said Angela Nguku, founder and executive director, White Ribbon Alliance Kenya (WRA Kenya), during the launch of a report on what midwives want on September 22 in Kisumu. Source
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Malawi: Man Jailed 14-Years for Defiling, Impregnating Stepdaughter

2021-09-22 15:07:57
[Nyasa Times] Mangochi First Grade Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, September 22, 2021 convicted and sentenced Stewart Bello to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling and impregnating his 15-year-old stepdaughter, contrary to section 138 of the penal code. Source