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07-Dec-2021 to 17:32

Food rations may be cut for 3m in Ethiopia - UN

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 3 million people in Ethiopia’s Somali region will face reduced food rations due to funding shortfall, warn the UN World Food Program and the region.

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07-Dec-2021 to 17:27

Six people shot dead by rogue police officer in Kenya

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least five innocent civilians were shot dead Tuesday by a rogue police officer in Kenya after he summarily executed his wife and shot five other people killing them instantly, local media reported the Kenyan capital city Nairobi.

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06-Dec-2021 to 13:03

WFP faces $579m funding gap to deliver life-saving food in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is facing a major funding shortfall over the next six months threatening its ability to meet the critical food and nutrition needs of millions of food insecure Ethiopians and refugees.

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05-Dec-2021 to 07:12

Ethiopia: Nigerians, Brazilian nabbed for allegedly trafficking 31.5kg of cocain...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Two Nigerians and a Brazilian were arrested at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport for allegedly trafficking 31.5kg of cocaine.

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03-Dec-2021 to 10:19

Gambia: Panic-buying ahead of nervy presidential race

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambians have resorted to panic-buying hours ahead of a nervy presidential election, which promises to be the closest race for the country's top job in a generation, APA can report on Friday.

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01-Dec-2021 to 07:52

Ethiopia: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire nationals arrested in counterfeit scam

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Two foreign nationals from Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly running in a counterfeit currency racket in Addis Ababa.

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27-Nov-2021 to 14:22

Somali drought: Gov't announces $1m relief aid

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The Somali government on Saturday announced a $1million relief aid for over two million people affected by drought in the central and south of the country

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