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03-Dec-2020 to 16:59

Cote d'Ivoire extends street demo suspension to December 15

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian government has again extended the measure to suspend marches, sit-ins and other demonstrations on public roads across the country until December 15, 2020, according to an interministerial decree seen by APA.

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03-Dec-2020 to 16:48

Ethiopia gets W/Bank $512m loan to support safety net program

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Government of Ethiopia has on Thursday secured a $512 million grant and loan from the World Bank.

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01-Dec-2020 to 18:15

UN launches record $35bn humanitarian appeal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — To cope with the “devastating” effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN) and its partners launched, on Tuesday, a record humanitarian appeal of nearly US$35 billion for 2021, APA can report.

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20-Nov-2020 to 17:05

Uganda's death toll climbs to 29 after deadly protests

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Death toll has climbed to 29 in three days of protests in Uganda triggered by the arrest of musician-turned-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine, several Ugandan media reported Friday.

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19-Nov-2020 to 17:08

Over 70 refugees and migrants from Libya arrive in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of 79 refugees and asylum seekers from Libya arrived late Thursday in Rwanda becoming the fourth batch evacuated to Rwanda as part of commitment authorities in Kigali to provide a safe passage for Africans who have been stranded in countries located in the Horn of Africa.

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19-Nov-2020 to 16:54

Senegal's Macky Sall launches new youth employment body

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall of Senegal has announced the establishment in mid-December of a National Council for Youth Integration and Employment (CNIEJ).

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18-Nov-2020 to 18:14

Ethiopia's Tigray: a tale of two invasions

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Tigray region is currently mired in the mix of a double invasion, displacing tens of thousands of people and threatening a humanitarian catastrophe spilling over to other countries in the Horn of Africa.

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