Southern Africa

Mozambique: police seize $ 16,000, all counterfeit bills

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Mozambican police seized about $ 16,000 in counterfeit banknotes which investigators say were fabricated by a regional union specializing in printing counterfeit currency. Police said they had arrested two Angolans, and arrest warrants for other suspects would be issued. “Mozambican, Angolan and South African nationals were suspected to be part …

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South Africa: football tickets to be free for vaccinated fans


The South African Football Association says it will offer free tickets to vaccinated football fans attending next month’s World Cup qualifier between the national team, Bafana Bafana, and Ethiopia. The association said those who got vaccinated would be prioritised at matches and other entertainment events. The South African government has …

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Liberia: Laurent Delahousse urged authorities to allow same-sex marriage


The European Union’s representative in Liberia, Laurent Delahousse, has called on the Liberian authorities to “take immediate action to issue an executive order” banning female genital mutilation and other harmful traditional practices. Speaking at a human rights forum, the EU envoy also asked the government to relax laws that he …

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