Census

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 31st, 2012
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — White South Africans earn six times more than black South Africans nearly two decades after the end of apartheid and much remains to be done to reduce the disparities between rich and poor, the president said after the release of the country’s census. “These figures te...
By benim
In News
Nov 29th, 2011
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Nouakchott – Mauritanian police used tear gas on Monday to disperse hundreds of blacks protesting against a population census they deem racist, wounding several, a spokesperson for the group said. The protesters were prevented from marching on the presidency to complain about the population cou...
By benim
In Mauritania
Sep 30th, 2011
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Nouakchott – Mauritanian police have arrested 56 people, including 13 foreigners, in Nouakchott during clashes over a census between the security forces and young blacks, the interior ministry said on Friday. In a statement sent to AFP, the ministry said that the arrested foreigners “had ...
By benim
In Mauritania
Sep 27th, 2011
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Nouakchott – Mauritanian police shot dead one man and wounded several others Tuesday while dispersing a rally against the country’s census, which critics claim discriminates against black people, a security official said. “A demonstrator was shot and killed when police tried to disp...
By benim
In Botswana
Aug 20th, 2011
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Gaborone – Botswana’s indigenous people don’t want to be counted by a government with whom they have long clashed. Jumanda Gakelebone, spokesperson for First People of the Kalahari, said on Friday that Bushmen, also known Basarwa, boycotted a census that ended this week because they...