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‘Africans must be proud and we are proud’

JOHANNESBURG, March 10 (ANA) – The 14th African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) conference held at Montecasino in Fourways, Gauteng, on Thursday reflected a sense of pride in the continent and the accomplishments achieved. The conference kicked off with ambassadors, diplomats, politicians, academics, NGOs and the media being treated to Zulu dancers and singers accompanying Ghanaian […]

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US urges Zimbabwe to find abducted anti-Mugabe activist

JOHANNESBURG – The United States Embassy in Harare on Thursday called on Zimbabwe authorities “to mobilise the full extent of their resources” to investigate the circumstances surrounding anti-Mugabe activist Itai Dzamara, who was abducted two years ago. “Today, March 9th, marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Mr. Itai Dzamara, Zimbabwean civil society activist […]

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Amnesty says it has credible evidence Sudan used chemical warfare last year

KHARTOUM, March 8 (ANA-CAJ) – Human rights bodies and organisations advocating against the use of chemical weapons have called for an investigation into Sudan government forces for allegedly killing up to 250 civilians through such warfare. Rights group Amnesty International said it had credible evidence of the repeated use of chemical weapons against civilians from […]

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‘West Africa a model of stability’

JOHANNESBURG – The United Nations political affairs chief says that that West Africa could be a model of how the UN can work with local partners in bringing stability to regions or subregions. “The situation in West Africa says a lot of the region’s growing capacity to deal with regional problems,” said Under-Secretary-General for Political […]