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19-Jun-2020 to 21:51

Donors urged to commit to fighting famine in Sahel

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Humanitarian organizations including Save the Children and ‘Action Contre la Faim’, have issued a statement urging international donors to participate in the fight against hunger in the Sahel.

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18-Jun-2020 to 16:55

13 dead as houses collapse in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — Ivory Coast’s authorities has revealed that several houses collapsed Thursday with their occupants inside in Anyama in the north of Abidjan following heavy rain, claiming 13 lives.

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11-Jun-2020 to 19:00

Ethiopia: Covid-19 prompts census, election postponement

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian House of Federation on Thursday approved the postponement of the fourth national housing and population census due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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10-Jun-2020 to 10:06

Gambia extends Covid-19 state of emergency

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has announced a further extension of the country's state of emergency to deal with coronavirus bv another 21 days

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31-May-2020 to 12:56

Ethiopian government accused of human rights violations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Amnesty International said members of Ethiopian security forces have burned homes and committed multiple offences including rape, arbitrary arrests and detentions in Oromia and Amhara regions of the country.

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30-May-2020 to 15:11

Ethiopia reports no case of coronavirus in 28 refugee camps

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has reported no case of coronavirus in its 28 refugee camps which shelter over 700,000 migrants.

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28-May-2020 to 10:44

Rwanda: Five soldiers' "gang rape" trial adjourned

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The military court in Kigali has postponed the trial of five Rwandan soldiers suspects involved in the "gang rape" of a woman with assaulting civilians in a Kigali suburb during COVID-19 lockdown in March this year, a judicial source disclosed to APA Thursday in Kigali.

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