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06-Jan-2021 to 00:57

Refugees from Tigray still streaming into Sudan - UNHCR

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN refugee agency continues to register new arrivals fleeing Tigray to Ethiopian border with Sudan, APA can report on Wednesday.

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01-Jan-2021 to 17:54

Ethiopia: At least 123 citizens killed, 500 wounded in June’s unrest-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 123 people killed and 500 others wounded in ethnic based attacks committed following the killing of prominent artist Hachalu Hundessa on June 29th, 2020, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) announced.

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29-Dec-2020 to 17:35

WFP, UNHCR distribute food supplies to 25,000 Eritrean refugees in Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — World Food Program (WFP) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with Ethiopian Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) have distributed month’s worth of food supplies to 25,000 Eritrean refugees in Tigray, APA reported on Tuesday.

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29-Dec-2020 to 17:28

Fresh batch of 130 migrants, asylum seekers to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A fresh batch of 130 African refugees and asylum-seekers who have been living in Libya's detention centers will be evacuated to Rwanda Tuesday, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali.

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27-Dec-2020 to 19:55

Three killed as Rwanda sand mine collapses

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three people died in the wreckage of an illegal sand mine in Rwanda's northern province, local media has reported Sunday quoting a senior local administrative official in the region.

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27-Dec-2020 to 13:46

Alcohol ban: S/African liquor traders urges gov’t restraint

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s liquor traders on Sunday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to refrain from imposing a total alcohol sales ban in responding to rising cases of the coronavirus pandemic’s second wave in the country.

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26-Dec-2020 to 18:28

UNICEF appeals for over $116m funding to help 2.3m people in Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday appealed for $116.5 million funding to support 2.3 million vulnerable people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and surrounding areas.

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