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18-Dec-2020 to 17:07

UN announces $35m support to Ethiopia troublespot

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United Nations on Friday announced an allocation of $35 million for water, sanitation and medical supplies, and other humanitarian activities in the restive Tigray region of Ethiopia.

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17-Dec-2020 to 18:29

Gambia police begins clampdown on stray animals

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia have launched an operation to hunt down and clear stray animals from the streets of the country's major towns and cities.

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10-Dec-2020 to 18:31

Ethiopian president listed among World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Forbes Thursday listed President Sahle-Work Zewde among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

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03-Dec-2020 to 16:59

Cote d'Ivoire extends street demo suspension to December 15

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian government has again extended the measure to suspend marches, sit-ins and other demonstrations on public roads across the country until December 15, 2020, according to an interministerial decree seen by APA.

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03-Dec-2020 to 16:48

Ethiopia gets W/Bank $512m loan to support safety net program

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Government of Ethiopia has on Thursday secured a $512 million grant and loan from the World Bank.

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01-Dec-2020 to 18:15

UN launches record $35bn humanitarian appeal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — To cope with the “devastating” effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN) and its partners launched, on Tuesday, a record humanitarian appeal of nearly US$35 billion for 2021, APA can report.

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20-Nov-2020 to 17:05

Uganda's death toll climbs to 29 after deadly protests

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Death toll has climbed to 29 in three days of protests in Uganda triggered by the arrest of musician-turned-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine, several Ugandan media reported Friday.

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