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30-Sep-2021 to 14:15

Extreme poverty threatens 39m Africans in 2021

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Covid-19, conflict and climate change were identified as risk factors for the most vulnerable communities at the 4th edition of the Africa Resilience Forum.

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30-Sep-2021 to 09:05

Controversy mounts over Rwanda genocidaire's burial

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan activists have called on France not to allow the burial on its soil of a key mastermind of the 1994 genocide.

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30-Sep-2021 to 08:27

UNDP appoints Ethiopian as Africa's chief innovation officer

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has appointed the Ethiopian entrepreneur Eleni Gebremedhin (PhD) as Chief Innovation Officer at its Regional Bureau for Africa.

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28-Sep-2021 to 08:46

Africa’s urban development to confront biophysical risks-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa’s urban development is likely to confront unprecedented biophysical risks, said a new report released on Monday.

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26-Sep-2021 to 09:12

Ethiopia airlifts 449 undocumented migrants from Saudi Arabia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Saturday airlifted 449 undocumented Ethiopian migrants from Saudi Arabia as efforts to repatriate its citizens from gulf nations continue.

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21-Sep-2021 to 23:19

Rwanda arrests sports official over forgery

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) on Monday confirmed the arrest of the vice-president of the Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB), Jean de Dieu Bagirishya, two days after the national team's disqualification from the Women's African Championship 2021.

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20-Sep-2021 to 14:11

Congolese refugees relocated near Rwanda-Tanzania border

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda in collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has relocated Congolese refugees from Gihembe camp in the Northern Province to Mahama (South) due to disaster risks and aging infrastructure, an official source confirmed Monday.

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