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12-Apr-2019 to 14:58

Rwanda donates $200,000 to Malawi disaster relief

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government has handed over to Malawi a donation of $200,000 to support the country's efforts in disaster recovery after Cyclone Idai wreaked havoc across southeastern Africa, an official source disclosed Friday to APA in Kigali.

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12-Apr-2019 to 13:25

Recovery for Cyclone Idai countries could cost $2billion - World Bank

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank estimates that more than $2 billion may be needed for the economic recovery and rebuilding infrastructure destroyed by Cyclone Idai, which struck central Mozambique on March 14, and later Zimbabwe and Malawi, APA can report on Friday.

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11-Apr-2019 to 18:43

Kenyatta most popular African leader on Facebook - Report

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta is the most popular leader in Sub-Saharan Africa with 3.6 million likes on Facebook, ahead of Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo with 1.6 million likes, according to a report released on Thursday by leading global communications agency Burson Cohn and Wolfe.

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11-Apr-2019 to 08:07

Addis: UN holds memorial for air disaster victims

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A memorial service has been held in Addis Ababa in honour of 33 United Nations and non-governmental organizations personnel who lost their lives in last month’s Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board.

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10-Apr-2019 to 12:19

Chad: Police investigates tragic death of priest

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — Chadian police has opened an investigation to the death of a priest who was found dead on his bed on Wednesday.

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05-Apr-2019 to 12:45

DR Congo refugees, IDPs get $2.5m from Japan

APA Kinshasa (DRC) — Japan has made $2.5 million available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to meet the urgent needs of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Central African Republic, Burundi and DR Congo, according to a UNHCR statement received at APA.

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04-Apr-2019 to 14:26

Report sheds light on Ethiopian Airlines crash

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed on March 10th despite pilots following all Boeing recommended and approved emergency procedures, according to a preliminary report released Thursday.

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