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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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04-Apr-2019 to 14:17

Rwanda’s president grants clemency to hundreds of abortion convicts

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of 367 girls and women who have been behind bars for an abortion-related conviction in Rwanda have been granted clemency by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, according to an official statement issued Thursday in Kigali.

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04-Apr-2019 to 01:22

IOM promises to assist Liberia address huge migrations challenges

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration, (IOM) says her organization is here to work with the Liberian Government to intensify efforts to address the country’s migration challenges.

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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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