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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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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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