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05-Jun-2022 to 15:16

Over 560m people in Africa live without access to electricity-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa has remained the least electrified in the world with 568 million of its population living without electricity access, a new global report says.

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02-Jun-2022 to 11:51

UN warns heightened risks of famine in Somalia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations humanitarian agency has warned of the devastating outlook for millions of drought-affected Somalis amidst heightened risks of famine.

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01-Jun-2022 to 14:14

Cote d’Ivoire hit by gasoline price hikes

Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The price of premium unleaded gasoline will rise from 695 to 735 CFA francs, representing an increase of 40 CFA francs per liter in Cote d’Ivoire for the period from June 1 to 30, 2022, according to an official statement to APA on Wednesday.

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27-May-2022 to 12:31

Bamako Forum: Tijani Ben Al Houssein win Entrepreneurship Prize

APA-Bamako (Mali) — At the end of April, the Mauritanian oilman distinguished himself in Senegal by coming to the rescue of the Diass airport, the country's main airport , near Dakar, threatened by a paraffin shortage.

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22-May-2022 to 20:18

AfDB clears $1.5bn for famine-prone Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors over the weekend approved a $1.5 billion facility to help African countries avert a looming food crisis.

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22-May-2022 to 20:06

Ethiopia’s government dismisses release of 4,208 war prisoners by rebel force

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Released persons by Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a rebel force in northern Ethiopia are not Prisoner of Wars but civilians held hostage during the TPLF’s invasion of Amhara and Afar regions as well as abducted family members of the federal army officers, Ethiopian government has said.

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17-May-2022 to 15:33

Rwanda: 30-day remand for ex beauty pageant CEO

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A Rwandan primary court on Monday ruled that the former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty contest Ishimwe Dieudonné, known as 'Prince Kid', should be remanded in solitary confinement for 30 days while the investigation into his alleged sexual harassment continues.

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