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20-May-2019 to 22:09

Somalia famine prompts $710m int'l appeal

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Aid agencies on Monday launched an appeal for $710 million to provide critical, life-saving assistance to 4.5 million Somalis in danger of starvation in the most severely drought-hit areas between now and the end of December.

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18-May-2019 to 15:43

Ethiopian police seize 40 quintals of cannabis

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian police seized an Isuzu FSR truck containing 40 quintals of cannabis in Asela town, Oromia regional state of the country.

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18-May-2019 to 11:21

Ethiopian wins African Power, Energy and Water Industry awards

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's former State Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Wondimu Tekle, has won African Power, Energy and Water Industry awards of 2019.

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18-May-2019 to 10:30

Mozambique gets further $110m in US aid

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided an additional $110 million in development aid to Mozambique.

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15-May-2019 to 14:50

UAE provides relief food aid to 20,000 Sudanese

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The UAE through its embassy in Khartoum has distributed over 100 tonnes of foodstuffs to some 20,000 people across the various cities of Sudan's Kassala province.

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15-May-2019 to 11:32

Kenya: Authorities nab smuggled ethanol from UAE

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs and Border Control unit on Wednesday unearthed a consignment of smuggled Ethanol declared as imported spaghetti at the Inland Container Depot Nairobi.

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14-May-2019 to 17:59

Sierra Leone Krios threaten protest over land

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leoneans of Krio extraction have threatened to embark on a protest against the country’s Minister of Lands who they accuse of intimidating them in a bid to forcefully take their lands.

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