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12-Nov-2019 to 22:58

Uganda denies plans to introduce anti-gay bill

APA-Kampale (Uganda) — The Ugandan government has ruled out any possibility of re-tabling a contentious anti-homosexuality bill five years after it was quashed by a court, APA can report Tuesday.

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12-Nov-2019 to 22:46

Urban Guinea has 31 percent access to drinking water

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The Secretary General of the Guinean Ministry of Hydraulics and Sanitation, Mamadou Djouldé Diallo, said Tuesday in Conakry that the rate of access to drinking water in urban areas is 31 percent.

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09-Nov-2019 to 22:59

WFP airlifts relief food to Kenya flood victims

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) began on Saturday airlifting government of Kenya relief food and supplies to areas cut off by widespread flooding.

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04-Nov-2019 to 12:54

Global Zero Hunger conference underway in Addis

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian government’s National Disaster Risk Management Commission and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday launched in Addis Ababa a global conference brainstorming on how to provide ‘transformative food assistance for zero hunger.’

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01-Nov-2019 to 09:50

S/Leone: Ex-President’s daughter wanted over journo's death

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — One of the children of Sierra Leone’s former President, Ernest Bai Koroma, has been declared wanted by the country’s police in connection to the death of a journalist, APA learnt in Freetown on Friday.

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31-Oct-2019 to 11:21

Ghana govt approves $303m for rural electrification

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian cabinet has approved $303 million (GH¢1.61 billion) for the expansion of rural electrification and tackling flooding across the country.

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30-Oct-2019 to 22:55

Ethiopia's urban population growth at 5.4 percent - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian urban areas are experiencing population growth rate of 5.4 percent annually, a senior official has disclosed on Wednesday.

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