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05-Oct-2020 to 11:23

Ramaphosa talks up importance of S/Africa land reforms

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Broadening landless South Africans’ access to agricultural land for commercial production and subsistence farming is a national priority for the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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02-Oct-2020 to 17:51

Thousands of Ethiopians face life-threatening conditions in Saudi detention cent...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Friday said it is working hard to repatriate its citizens from Saudi Arabia where its citizens reportedly are enduring “unimaginable cruelty” in detention centers.

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02-Oct-2020 to 17:45

Ethiopia gets $400m World Bank grant to alleviate poverty

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved a $400 million grant from the International Development Association to Ethiopia,

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01-Oct-2020 to 17:08

Guinea: 50 demonstrators “killed” in less than year-Amnesty

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s crackdown on protests against Alpha Conde's candidacy for a third term “has resulted in the deaths of at least 50 people in less than a year,” an Amnesty International report sent to APA Thursday revealed.

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30-Sep-2020 to 17:07

Ethiopia’s Ahmed Shide named African Finance Minister of the year

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide has been named African Finance Minister of the Year by the African Leadership Magazine.

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28-Sep-2020 to 15:47

Rwanda: Bars shut down, owners arrested over COVID-19 regulations

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan law enforcement operatives have shut down 70 bars and restaurants and arrested their owners and managers for not complying with new measures aimed at containing the coronavirus, a police source revealed in Kigali on Monday.

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27-Sep-2020 to 18:12

Rwanda: 47 families get humanitarian relief after heavy downpour

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A total of 47 families in North Western Rwanda Rubavu have been left in the cold after strong winds blew away their roofs earlier this week, a senior administrative official in the region confirmed to APA Sunday in Kigali.

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