18-May-2020 to 16:58

Morocco arrests 4 individuals over int’l drug trafficking

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco's General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST) has announced that the National Brigade of the Judicial Police arrested Sunday four individuals, including an officer from DGST Regional Directorate in Tangier for their alleged links with international drug and psychotropic drug trafficking networks and disclosure of professional secrecy, complicity, corruption and concealment of wanted persons.

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11-May-2020 to 14:06

Rwanda readies to repatriate hundreds stranded nationals in UAE

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Hundreds of Rwandan nationals who are stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) amidst the international travel lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic will be repatriated this week, a dipplomatic source revealed Monday in Kigali.

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10-May-2020 to 17:17

12 die in central Ethiopia mudslide

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 12 people have died of mudslide after floods hit Ale locality of central Ethiopia.

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10-May-2020 to 01:00

No refugee confirmed positive for COVID-19 in Ethiopia-UNHCR

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — In its weekly operational update published on Saturday, UNHCR stated that there are no confirmed cases amongst the refugee population and their host communities in Ethiopia.

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08-May-2020 to 18:47

Number of IDPs in East Africa drops - IOM

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Friday.

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08-May-2020 to 12:11

Rwanda provides emergency relief to flood victims

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Following the widespread flooding triggered by heavy rains that killed 72 people in several parts of the country earlier this week, the Rwanda Governmet embarked Friday on the distribution of a relief comprising a envelope of 100, 000 Rwf (About $110 USD) as emergency assistance to affected families who lost their loved one in the disaster.

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05-May-2020 to 16:40

Morocco: Over 900,000 laid off due to Covid-19 - Minister

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Over 900,000 workers in with some 134,000 Moroccan firms affected in the aftermath of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic were temporarily laid off in April, the Minister of Labor and of Professional Integration, Mohamed Amekraz said in the capital, Rabat on Monday.

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