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16-Oct-2022 to 16:14

Famine looms large as nations mark World Food Day

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Famine continues to loom large in the Horn of Africa where parts of Somalia face risk of food insecurity for the second time in just over a decade, warns a US State Department statement as nations mark World Food Day on Sunday.

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13-Oct-2022 to 08:25

Kenyan girl grateful for Moroccan monarch's fertilizer gift

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — An 11-year-old Kenyan girl has written to Morocco's king Mohammed VI via the kingdom's embassy in Nairobi for sending her local community in Kenya a ''timely gift of fertilizer''.

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05-Oct-2022 to 12:35

Rape trial for former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty contest continues behind closed...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The trial of former CEO of Miss Rwanda beauty pageant contest, Dieudonne Ishimwe a.k.a Prince Kid resumed Wednesday with the presiding judge ruling that the proceedings continue held behind closed doors.

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29-Sep-2022 to 21:19

Gender-based corruption prevalent in Rwanda's private sector, university

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A new report conducted by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has pointed to continuous incidents of gender-based corruption in Rwanda's private sector and university.

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29-Sep-2022 to 21:16

Famous Rwandan film actor acquitted of defilement charge

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — One of the famous Rwandan film actor Jean Bosco Uwihoreye a.k.a "Ndimbati" facing charge of defilement and for sexually abusing and impregnating a minor girl was Thursday acquitted of the charges by The Nyarugenge Intermediate Court in Kigali City.

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29-Sep-2022 to 15:13

Uganda: Tough penalties for human organ trade

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Parliament has passed the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Transplant Bill 2022 setting tough penalties for dealing in human organs for commercial purposes.

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29-Sep-2022 to 08:35

Ethiopian Customs seizes 97 kilograms of cocaine

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Customs Commission on Wednesday announced the seizure of cocaine weighing of more than 97 kilograms, worth about $14.7 million.

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