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27-May-2022 to 12:31

Bamako Forum: Tijani Ben Al Houssein win Entrepreneurship Prize

APA-Bamako (Mali) — At the end of April, the Mauritanian oilman distinguished himself in Senegal by coming to the rescue of the Diass airport, the country's main airport , near Dakar, threatened by a paraffin shortage.

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22-May-2022 to 20:18

AfDB clears $1.5bn for famine-prone Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors over the weekend approved a $1.5 billion facility to help African countries avert a looming food crisis.

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22-May-2022 to 20:06

Ethiopia’s government dismisses release of 4,208 war prisoners by rebel force

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Released persons by Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a rebel force in northern Ethiopia are not Prisoner of Wars but civilians held hostage during the TPLF’s invasion of Amhara and Afar regions as well as abducted family members of the federal army officers, Ethiopian government has said.

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17-May-2022 to 15:33

Rwanda: 30-day remand for ex beauty pageant CEO

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A Rwandan primary court on Monday ruled that the former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty contest Ishimwe Dieudonné, known as 'Prince Kid', should be remanded in solitary confinement for 30 days while the investigation into his alleged sexual harassment continues.

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16-May-2022 to 11:18

Former Rwanda's beauty pageant winner's file handed to prosecution

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Former Rwanda's beauty pageant winner Elisa Iradukunda's file was handed to prosecution on Monday where she is facing charge of for allegedly interfering with ongoing investigations on sexual assaults and sexual harassment, a judicial source said Monday.

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13-May-2022 to 21:26

Rape trial for former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty contest continues

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The second day of the rape trial of former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty pageant contest, Dieudonne Ishimwe a.k.a Prince Kid resumed Friday with proceedings held behind closed doors.

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13-May-2022 to 21:12

UAE’s Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies

APA - Abou Dhabi (Emirates) — Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu Dhabi, passed away on Friday, May 13, the UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced.

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