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17-Jul-2020 to 18:25

UN expecting over 15m cases of acute malnutrition in Sahel

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, 15.4 million cases of acute malnutrition in children under five years of age (one third of whom are severe) are expected in 2020, if adequate measures are not put in place as of now, UN agencies alerted on Friday.

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15-Jul-2020 to 16:10

Morocco: Road-accident death toll drops by 29 percent

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The death toll or road accidents in Morocco fell by 29 percent in the first five months of 2020, compared to the same period of the previous year, according to data provided by the Moroccan Road Safety Agency (NARSA).

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30-Jun-2020 to 17:01

Ivory Coast to demolish houses built on waterways

APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — Ivory Coast’s government Tuesday announced at the end of an extraordinary cabinet meeting, the “immediate demolition by public force” of houses and infrastructure built on waterways, especially in Abidjan where floods killed several people recently.

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26-Jun-2020 to 14:47

Lockdown back in parts of Rwandan capital

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Lockdown restrictions that were eased in Kigali last week have been reintroduced in some parts of the Rwandan capital.

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24-Jun-2020 to 13:04

Rwanda: Trial of two senior hutu rebel leaders resumes

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The trial two leaders of the Rwandan hutu rebel group, the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), resumed Wednesday before Nyanza high court chamber in Southern Rwanda with defendants facing damning charges.

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23-Jun-2020 to 16:55

Rwandan: Two senior officials remanded for 30 days over tender scam

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The primary court of Gasabo in Kigali city on Tuesday remanded two senior Rwandan Government officials including the former Permanent Secretary secretary in the ministry of Finance and Economic planning, Caleb and his colleague from the ministry of Infrastructure, Christian Rwakunda over flouting public tender procedures.

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22-Jun-2020 to 08:49

Rwanda: Largest mass grave of genocide victims discovered

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A mass graves holding many victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi has been discovered 26 years after the atrocities beneath school building in Nyanza, a district in Southern Rwanda, a senior local administrative official confirmed Sunday to APA in Kigali.

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