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28-Aug-2019 to 12:30

At Least 40 drown off Libya – UNHCR

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 40 people are estimated to have drowned off the coast of Libya in the latest boat disaster on the Mediterranean, UNHCR said on Tuesday in a statement.

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27-Aug-2019 to 13:33

Fourth Rwanda genocide trial set to open in Belgium

APA -Kigali (Rwanda) — Three Rwandan genocide suspects are due to appear before Belgium's 'Cour d'Assises' [Crown Court] in Brussels in October this year in what has been dubbed an "fourth historic" trial by Belgian justice, a judicial source confirmed Tuesday to PANA in Kigali.

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27-Aug-2019 to 13:13

Morocco’s cinema icon, Amina Rachid dies at 83

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco's legendary figure of cinema, theater and television, Amina Rachid died of protracted illness on Monday night at the age of 83 years.

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26-Aug-2019 to 17:03

Gambia: A market without buyers and sellers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A new market that was opened in a relatively swanky Gambian suburb three years ago is still struggling to attract not only buyers but also vendors and hawkers who prefer looking elsewhere for business.

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25-Aug-2019 to 09:45

Nigeria launches campaign against slavery, human trafficking

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria marks International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, President Muhammadu Buhari says the nation’s anti-trafficking agency has rolled out the “Not for Sale” campaign.

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24-Aug-2019 to 19:20

Rwanda: Over 12,000 urban refugees to benefit from insurance cover

APA -Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda which has issued more than 2,500 identity cards to refugees in the country since last year as a move to enable them move freely and access social services and jobs will start dispensing health insurance coverage some 12,045 refugees living in urban settings, an authoritative source revealed Saturday in Kigali.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:42

Cameroon, Russia negotiate release of abducted sailors

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Russia’s embassy in Cameroon, on Friday, confirmed that negotiations are underway for the release of eight sailors onboard the Marmalaita ship, who were abducted on August 15, 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea.

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