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07-Feb-2023 to 11:27

The fallout from a Sudan refugee camp inferno

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Over 450 refugee families in Sudan faced a harrowing evening on 17 January, 2023, when their Al Takamol camp was ravaged by fire, leading to one death, several injuries with burns and fractures, and the destruction of their belongings, among other vital damage.

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06-Feb-2023 to 12:27

Two people killed over protest against new synod of Ethiopian Orthodox Church

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least two people were killed and several others injured in Shashemene – about 261 kilometers South of Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. One died at the spot and the other one reportedly died hours later from his injuries.

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04-Feb-2023 to 19:56

Some 22m Ethiopians are food insecure, UN warns

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 22.6 million people in Ethiopia are food insecure due to a combination of drought, conflict and increase in food prices, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has warned.

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03-Feb-2023 to 16:54

Kenya's hustler fund to increase loan limit - Official

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Six million subscribers of President William Ruto's so-called Hustler Fund will now be eligible to access more money in a review of their borrowing history at the end of the month, a statement from his office said on Friday.

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03-Feb-2023 to 16:00

Burkina refugee influx in northern Cote d'Ivoire

APA - Kong (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara has called for the establishment of an adequate assistance mechanism.

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03-Feb-2023 to 12:09

S/Leone: Children injured as stadium railing collapses

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Several children have been injured after a railing collapsed on Thursday at a stadium in Sierra Leone’s southern city of Bo where President Julius Maada Bio and First Lady, Fatima Maada Bio were taking part in an event to distribute free sanitary pads.

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31-Jan-2023 to 18:04

AU welcomes 31 January as “African Day of Peace and Reconciliation”

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the date of 31 January as the inaugural commemoration of the African Day of Peace and Reconciliation, the AU said in a statement on Tuesday.

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