27-May-2019 to 15:31

Mayor unveils housing scheme for Freetown slum dwellers

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Mayor of Freetown said she is working on the commencement of work for the construction of 5000 housing units for low earners in Sierra Leonean capital.

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24-May-2019 to 16:19

Botswana: Detained asylum seekers released to refugee camp

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has released at least 437 rejected asylum seekers who were detained at an illegal centre for immigrants to Dukwi Refugee Camp (both in the north of the country), APA learned Friday.

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22-May-2019 to 12:39

Chad, World Bank to hold talks on human capital

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The World Bank Office in Chad, on Wednesday announced that World Bank Vice President for Human Development, Annette Dixon will be in Ndjamena for a three-day working visit.

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22-May-2019 to 12:33

Liberia’s First Lady receives SHEROES Humanitarian Award

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — In recognition of her humanitarian services to underprivileged women and girls in Liberia, the SHEROES Foundation has honored the First Lady of Liberia, Clar Marie Weah , with a humanitarian award.

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22-May-2019 to 12:25

Kenya launches company to increase mortgage uptake

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company, which seeks to increase the number of mortgages from the current 26,000 to over 60,000 by the year 2022.

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21-May-2019 to 17:25

Two feared dead in Accra rains

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Two people are feared dead following hours of heavy rain in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Monday evening.

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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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