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10-Feb-2019 to 15:57

Ethiopian military helicopter crash at UNISFA compound, kills three

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An Ethiopian military helicopter with 23 passengers on board crashed yesterday inside the compound of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) killing three of its crew members.

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10-Feb-2019 to 15:36

African Union, UNHCR roundtable debates causes, solutions for forced displacemen...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia ) — About 300 representatives from across Africa on took part in a roundtable conference co-organized in Addis Ababa on Saturday by the African Union (AU) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and aimed at tackling the root causes of forced displacement in Africa and recommend concrete actions to achieve durable solutions.

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09-Feb-2019 to 16:30

Africa Risk Capacity calls for actions in addressing migration caused by natural...

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Chairperson of the African Risk Capacity, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called concrete actions in addressing migration caused by natural disasters on the African continent increasingly exacerbated by the impact of climate change, APA can report on Saturday.

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09-Feb-2019 to 16:22

Sweden boosts Uganda’s Gender Based Violence fight with $28m program

— The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has launched the UN Joint Program on Gender Based Violence (GBV) for Uganda.

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09-Feb-2019 to 11:32

GJA dedicates investigative award to slain journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has dedicated this year’s best investigative award category in memory of the slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale who was murdered in Accra by unknown assailants.

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07-Feb-2019 to 18:07

Sierra Leone declares rape national emergency

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has declared rape and sexual assault a national emergency, and said that anyone found guilty of raping minors be given life sentence.

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05-Feb-2019 to 22:20

Ghana’s Energy Minister allays erratic power supply fears

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Energy Minister, Peter Amewu has allayed fears of a return to the erratic power supply of the past which adversely affected the national economy in 2016.

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