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11-Aug-2022 to 20:11

S/Leone: Why are protesters angry with the Bio gov't?

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The deadly protests that swept across Sierra Leone on August 10, 2022, suggest the country has not made much progress in civic education and human capital development.

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04-Aug-2022 to 11:33

Angry protests shut down South African city

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Angry residents of Kagiso (Mogale City), west of Johannesburg, have blocked several streets as part of their strategy to “rid the area” of illegal miners operating in their community, police have said.

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03-Aug-2022 to 23:34

WHO issues $123.7m appeal for blighted Horn of Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed for 123.7 million U.S. dollars to respond to the urgent health needs of millions of people in the greater Horn of Africa facing an acute food crisis until December.

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28-Jul-2022 to 11:25

World Bank provides $100 million in emergency support to Sudan

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Sudan has received a $100 million contribution from the World Bank to assist with critical emergency cash and food sustenance in the country.

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26-Jul-2022 to 11:04

Drought reaches far beyond Africa's Horn - ForAfrika

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Hundreds of thousands of people could die of starvation if the extent of Africa's food security crisis is not recognised, warns Isak Pretorius, CEO of the largest indigenous African non-governmental organisation, ForAfrika.

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25-Jul-2022 to 19:58

Ethiopia repatriates over 65,000 nationals from Saudi Arabia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has repatriated over 65,000 nationals from Saudi Arabia in nearly four months, the country’s ministry of women and social affairs said on Monday.

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16-Jul-2022 to 23:08

CAR food security efforts get major AfDB boost

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — The grant will help increase agricultural productivity and production in the Central African Republic.

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