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27-Dec-2020 to 19:55

Three killed as Rwanda sand mine collapses

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three people died in the wreckage of an illegal sand mine in Rwanda's northern province, local media has reported Sunday quoting a senior local administrative official in the region.

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27-Dec-2020 to 13:46

Alcohol ban: S/African liquor traders urges gov’t restraint

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s liquor traders on Sunday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to refrain from imposing a total alcohol sales ban in responding to rising cases of the coronavirus pandemic’s second wave in the country.

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26-Dec-2020 to 18:28

UNICEF appeals for over $116m funding to help 2.3m people in Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday appealed for $116.5 million funding to support 2.3 million vulnerable people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and surrounding areas.

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25-Dec-2020 to 18:12

Ethiopia gets $100m W/Bank loan to finance women entrepreneurship

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank on Friday announced a $100 million loan to Ethiopia to finance women entrepreneurship development projects in the east African nation.

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21-Dec-2020 to 05:26

S/African communists worried over job losses amid pandemic

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African communists are concerned over the loss of two million jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country, a senior South African Communist Party official said on Sunday.

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19-Dec-2020 to 18:00

EU announces €23.7m humanitarian funding for Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Union (EU) has announced a total of €23.7 million humanitarian funding for Ethiopia, Sudan and Kenya.

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18-Dec-2020 to 17:52

AU establishes African Migration Observatory in Morocco

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union on Friday established the African Migration Observatory in Morocco, as an AU organ, to address the real and pressing need for Africa to generate knowledge and better understand the migration phenomenon.

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