16-Sep-2021 to 07:13

Ethiopia: Famine looms in rebel-held areas

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — More than a million people in Ethiopia’s Amhara region are suffering from famine conditions, with millions more at risk, in areas under the control of the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), APA has learnt on Thursday.

Read more

15-Sep-2021 to 10:21

Kenyans outraged as new fuel tariffs introduced

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyans have expressed anger and frustration at the new price for fuel which comes into effect on Wednesday.

Read more

14-Sep-2021 to 19:30

Poverty "gaining ground in Senegal"

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Between 2011 and 2018, the National Agency of Statistics and Demography (ANSD) has identified more than 200,000 new poor.

Read more

14-Sep-2021 to 16:07

Kigali: where transport system uses smart bikes

APA - Kigali(Rwanda) — In a move to promote smart and electric mobility, Rwanda has started to install two-way cycle tracks in the capital Kigali and other six secondary cities, a municipality official confirmed to APA on Tuesday.

Read more

14-Sep-2021 to 15:54

CAR: Life slowly returning to Birao

APA - Bangui (Central African Republic) — In this northeastern battered town of the Central African Republic (CAR), about 1,067 kilometers from the nation’s capital Bangui, income-generating activities have resumed with the help of the FAO and the UN Mission in the Central African Republic.

Read more

09-Sep-2021 to 19:40

UNHCR confirms decrease in number of Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Wednesday confirmed that the number of registered Ethiopian refugees in Sudan has decreased and their whereabouts are unknown.

Read more

07-Sep-2021 to 21:48

Cote d’Ivoire launches literacy project for 400 women traders

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The prevention and fight against pandemics must be based on the “One Health” approach and strengthened collaboration, according to the Director General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu.

Read more