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03-Apr-2019 to 13:52

FSNWG says 10m people suffer from food insecurity in horn of Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Around 10.7 million people are currently food insecure across Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Karamoja region in Uganda, the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) disclosed on Wednesday in a report.

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03-Apr-2019 to 11:43

Liberia to destroy $619m narcotic drugs

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The office of the Chief Prosecutor at the Justice Ministry in collaboration with the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) is this Thursday expected to publicly burn one of the highest quantities of narcotic drugs to be confiscated in recent years in Liberia.

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02-Apr-2019 to 22:44

Cyclone aftermath: Finland supports Mozambique recovery effort

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Finland will support Mozambique’s recovery from the cyclone that hit the country in mid-March through the Finnish Red Cross and the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and by providing technical assistance.

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02-Apr-2019 to 21:29

Peace in the pipeline as Dinkas and Murles agree end to age-old hostilities

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Hawa Aganas, a Civil Affairs Officer serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, lets slip an audible sigh and displays a smile which seems both wary and weary as she comments on the proceedings that have taken place in Manyabol over the last couple of days.

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01-Apr-2019 to 22:35

SA: Wave of attacks sends 105 Malawians packing out

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Some 105 Malawians displaced during recent attacks by their South African neighbours at a Durban informal settlement have requested to return home as soon as possible, a Durban city official has said.

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01-Apr-2019 to 17:38

UN, Somali Funds release $45.7m for life-saving assistance

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined $45.7 million on Monday to scale up life-saving assistance in Somalia, where over 4.2 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance this year, including 900,000 acutely malnourished children.

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01-Apr-2019 to 13:44

Sudan emergency court sentences 4 protesters to jail

APA-Sudan-Khartoum — En emergency court in Khartoum has jailed on Monday 4 protesters 6 months each, for taking part in demonstration ,lawyers said.

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