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Zimbabwe:Russian Foreign Minister Stops Over During Africa Tour

By Ineke MulesThe veteran Russian politician is in Africa at the same time as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his maiden visit to the continent.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a stopover in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday during a ...

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Lesotho:Lesotho Judges Strike a Blow Against Patriarchy

columnBy Carmel RickardIn a Valentine’s Day gift to the women of Lesotho, that country’s High Court has found it was illegal and invalid for the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) to demand that women soldiers do not become pregnant during their first five ye...

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East Africa:Judge Issues Landmark Opinion in Sexual Assault Cases

columnBy Carmel RickardThe judgment is written in a clinical, dispassionate tone even though it concerns an almost unspeakable crime. We have become used to stronger language from South Africa's  courts when it comes to rape, with judges often spe...

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Bloomberg Philanthropies récompense des gouvernements et des ONG pour leur travail remarquable visant à éradiquer le tabagisme

Des gouvernements et des organisations non gouvernementales du Viet Nam, du Salvador, du Mexique, du Sénégal, de l’Ouganda et de l’Argentine à l’honneur pour leur efficacité dans la lutte contre l’épidémie de tabagisme. Le CAP, Afrique du Sud, 7 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — L’Ambassadeur mondial de l’OMS pour les maladies non transmissibles et ancien maire de […]

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

Government and non-governmental organizations from Vietnam, El Salvador, Mexico, Senegal, Uganda, and Argentina honored for their success in fighting the tobacco epidemic CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for […]

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Zambia:Over 1,000 School Children Share 16 Desks

By Andre MusondaOver 1772 pupils at Racecourse Community School in Kitwe's Twatasha township are sharing 16 desks.The school has six classroom blocks.School head teacher Moses Siwale disclosed the development when district Commissioner Binwell Mpundu v...

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