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15-Apr-2021 to 18:04

Ethiopia: Insecurity undermines voter registration exercise

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Voters registration for Ethiopia's sixth general election is not taking place across over 24,000 voters’ registration offices due to security problems, the Chairperson of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has said.

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15-Apr-2021 to 17:44

Rwanda's dissident tycoon on terrorism financing list- Report

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A new report on East Africa’s war against extremism, crime, corruption and related illicit trade has pinned Rwandan dissident Tribert Ayabatwa Rujugiro on illicit trade and terrorism financing.

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15-Apr-2021 to 12:55

New Tanzanian leader in first cabinet reshuffle

APA-Dodoma (Tanzania) — Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan has announced the appointment of new Finance and Foreign Affairs ministers in a first cabinet reshuffle since she assumed office last month, APA learnt on Thursday.

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15-Apr-2021 to 12:47

Young Rwanda writer scoops global award

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A 21-year-old Rwandan writer Obed Imbahafi has emerged as the winner of the written category for global youth storytelling on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), APA learnt Thursday from authoritative sources.

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15-Apr-2021 to 10:01

Ethiopia calls international community to put pressure on Sudan over disputed te...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has called on the international community to put pressure on Sudan to evacuate its troops from Ethiopian territories.

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14-Apr-2021 to 18:20

Unspecified number of rebels wiped out-Ethiopian military

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian army killed an unspecified number of guards of the fugitive leaders of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and captured many others in an offensive they conducted last week, a senior military officer has said.

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13-Apr-2021 to 23:53

Border dispute: Ethiopia rules out war with Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An Ethiopian General has ruled out war as an option to resolve an intractable border dispute with neighboring Sudan, warning that armed conflict will be destructive for both nations.

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