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10-Apr-2021 to 19:25

Djibouti leader re-elected for fifth term

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — President Ismael Omar Guelleh has been re-elected for a fifth term after winning more than 98 percent of the vote after Friday’s elections.

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10-Apr-2021 to 19:20

Ethiopia invites Nile nations to assign operators for dam filling

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Saturday invited Sudan and Egypt to assign operators who will be witnessing the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the next rainy season.

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08-Apr-2021 to 18:33

Less than 2 percent of world’s COVID-19 vaccines administered in Africa-Report

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Less than 2% of the 690 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to date globally have been in Africa, where most countries received vaccines only five weeks ago and in small quantities, according to a new report released Thursday by the Africa Bureau of World Health Organisation (WHO).

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08-Apr-2021 to 18:29

Africa urged to scale up climate adaptation capacity

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Unless Africa ramps up its capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change, it will be hit the hardest with its effects, a prominent researcher warned Thursday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 11:30

Rwanda extols France’s new Report on Genocide

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday said the newly released report commissioned by French authorities on the responsibilities of Paris over the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda marks an important step towards a common understanding ofwhat took place.

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08-Apr-2021 to 11:20

Sudan requests UN to replace Ethiopian peacekeeping in Abyei with another force

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudan requested the United Nations to replace Ethiopian peacekeeping in Abyei with another force from different countries, Foreign Minister Mariam al-Mahdi said on Tuesday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 08:22

Ethiopia says Egypt and Sudan undermine AU mediation among Nile nations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia said Egypt and Sudan have undermined the AU mediation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in intent to drag the negotiation indefinitely.

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