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05-Feb-2019 to 20:06

UN launches humanitarian plan for Libya

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The United Nations and its aid partners, together with the interim government of Libya, launched on Tuesday a humanitarian response plan (HRP), appealing for $202 million to bring urgent life-saving assistance to some 550,000 women, children and men affected by the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:04

South Sudan launches National Pension Fund

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan has launched its so-called National Pension Fund for civil servants after retirement.

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02-Feb-2019 to 09:57

35,000 Nigerians flee to Cameroon

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — An estimated 35,000 Nigerians have fled the north-eastern border into Cameroon in the last two weeks of January.

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01-Feb-2019 to 18:10

Sierra Leone engineers appeal for revised Act

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The spate of unprofessionalism in the construction sector in Sierra Leone poses a danger to lives and property, the bodies representing professional engineers have warned.

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01-Feb-2019 to 17:34

S/Sudan displacement hubs witness drop in population

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Reports released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in South Sudan show a decline in the number of people in two of the country’s largest displacement hubs, Wau and Bentiu sites.

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31-Jan-2019 to 23:07

Ethiopia to hold fourth population census in April

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Planning Commission of Ethiopia said that the fourth population and housing census will begin on April 7, 2019.

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:23

Mozambique: UK firm agrees to pay £5.8m to victims of abuse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Kingdom mining firm, Gemfields, has agreed to pay £5.8 million to 273 Mozambicans who alleged they were victims of human rights violations at its Montepuez ruby mine in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, APA can report on Wednesday.

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