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19-Jan-2023 to 16:00

Kinshasa abandoning peace processes - Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The government of Rwanda on Thursday expressed its concern over DR Congo “apparently abandoning” the Luanda and Nairobi peace processes.

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19-Jan-2023 to 10:27

Congolese refugees petition int'l community over 'genocide'

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Congolese refugees in the region have petitioned the United Nations Security Council and multiple countries over human rights violations targeted at Tutsi communities in eastern DR Congo, in a letter obtained by APA Thursday in Kigali.

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19-Jan-2023 to 09:48

Ethiopia: TPLF accused of 'undermining' peace deal

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian government is accusing the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) of undermining the principles of the peace deal reached between them in Pretoria, South Africa late last year.

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19-Jan-2023 to 09:37

B/FAso explains WFP humanitarian flights suspension

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, the government decided to suspend World Food Program humanitarian flights.

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19-Jan-2023 to 09:36

UAE to develop 500 MW from solar energy in Ethiopia

Ethiopia- Energy — Ethiopia has entered into an agreement with UAE’s renewable energy company Masdar to jointly develop two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants with a combined capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) in the East African nation.

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18-Jan-2023 to 11:54

Canada and Kenya are blue economy allies - President Ruto

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President William Ruto of Kenya has commended the Canadian government for being a dependable partner in support of the so-called Blue Economy.

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18-Jan-2023 to 11:18

Uganda walks away from $2.2b China railway deal

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A deal between Uganda and China worth $2.2 billion for the building of a rail line from Kampala to neighbouring Kenya is being cancelled by the government in Kampala, citing lack of commitment from the Chinese company which was supposed to finance the project, APA has learnt.

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