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29-Mar-2021 to 12:20

AU seeks agreement with Rwanda extended in hosting asylum seekers from Libya

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) is emphasizing on engaging Rwanda, in renewing the agreement signed to host stranded African migrants evacuated from Libya, official reports indicated Sunday.

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28-Mar-2021 to 09:14

Ethiopia: 359 individuals arrested over alleged involvement in widespread crimes

APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The ethiopian Federal Police Commission Saturday said it has apprehended 359 individuals for alleged involvement in organized and widespread crimes in Addis Abeba surrounding areas.

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24-Mar-2021 to 23:02

WFP seeks $170m for Tigray relief

APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Wednesday said it is urgently seeking US$170 million to meet critical food and nutrition needs in Ethiopia's Tigray region over the next six months, and to be able to cover any sudden increase.

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21-Mar-2021 to 18:25

Four African countries in debt distress - ECA

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia and Sudan are in debt distress while 11 other African countries are at high risk of being in the same situation as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the continent, says the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

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21-Mar-2021 to 09:39

Covid: African vaccine sceptics finding their voice

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Despite global health gurus generally vouching for the efficacy of coronavirus vaccines, communities across Africa are taking the Covid jabs with a pinch of salt.

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18-Mar-2021 to 09:42

Rwanda: Firewood still predominant among female headed households - Report

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Firewood collection remains a huge workload for women, limiting them to engage in other productive activities, according to the latest official report seen by APA in Kigali on Thursday.

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16-Mar-2021 to 11:36

Taxi drivers' strike paralyzes Addis Ababa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Much of Addis Ababa has been paralysed as taxi drivers on Monday embarked on a strike to protest a revised tariff for city trips, APA can report on Tuesday.

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