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07-Feb-2023 to 11:27

The fallout from a Sudan refugee camp inferno

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Over 450 refugee families in Sudan faced a harrowing evening on 17 January, 2023, when their Al Takamol camp was ravaged by fire, leading to one death, several injuries with burns and fractures, and the destruction of their belongings, among other vital damage.

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07-Feb-2023 to 11:20

Kenya makes progress in AIDS fight - UN

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya has made significant progress in its fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with a 53 percent decrease in new infections since 2010 and over 60 percent reduction in related deaths.

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06-Feb-2023 to 12:27

Two people killed over protest against new synod of Ethiopian Orthodox Church

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least two people were killed and several others injured in Shashemene – about 261 kilometers South of Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. One died at the spot and the other one reportedly died hours later from his injuries.

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06-Feb-2023 to 12:22

Ethiopia sends $93 m fund to rebel held capital

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia over the weekend announced that it has begun sending five billion Ethiopian Birr (about $93 million) to Mekelle, capital of rebel held Tigray region.

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06-Feb-2023 to 12:15

Rwandan, Burundian presidents discuss bilateral cooperation

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame hold tête-à-tête in Bujumbura with his Burundian counterpart Evariste Ndayishimiye on the sidelines of the Heads of state summit of East African Community (EAC) earlier Saturday, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali.

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04-Feb-2023 to 19:56

Some 22m Ethiopians are food insecure, UN warns

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 22.6 million people in Ethiopia are food insecure due to a combination of drought, conflict and increase in food prices, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has warned.

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04-Feb-2023 to 19:49

EAC want consolidated ceasefire in eastern DRC

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — East African regional leaders on Saturday called for immediate steps to establish a definite ceasefire in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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