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19-Apr-2020 to 09:26

Rwanda restores calm after camp curfew unrest

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Security has been stepped up at Rwanda's Emergency Transit Centre for African migrants from Libya following an unrest there as residents violated a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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14-Apr-2020 to 02:06

Covid-19: Buhari expands social register to 3.6 million households

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spiral, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening announced that the current social register would be expanded from 2.6 million to 3.6 million households in the 14-day extended lockdown.

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08-Apr-2020 to 11:28

Africa’s armed conflicts, repression violate human rights - AI

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Amnesty International (AI), on Wednesday, concluded in its 2019 report that armed conflicts and repression by the authorities in Africa “promote human rights violations.”

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07-Apr-2020 to 19:27

Ethiopia secures £24m UK grant to support refugees

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured a £24 million grant from the United Kingdom to support refugees in two regions of the horn of Africa nation.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:58

Botswana army kills poachers amid battling coronavirus

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Thursday announced that in the execution of its mission of defending Botswana’s territorial integrity, sovereignty has declared an all out war on poachers.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:34

Morocco implements plan to protect children amid COIVID-19

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — A plan of action for the protection of children in vulnerable situations in Morocco has been put in place by the Ministry of Solidarity and Social Development, to the backdrop of a Covid-19 pandemic.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:05

Rwanda vows to boost water supply amid urban shortage

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — In Mwendo, a suburb of Rwanda Kigali city, Fatuma Mukamudenge has been struggling to bring water home from neighboring Nyabarongo river, which is about 45 minutes away on foot from her house.

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