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03-Sep-2019 to 22:08

Rwanda introduces disabled-friendly buses

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Rwanda have introduced new buses described as more convenient for people with disabilities to board and disembark without any further assistance, APA learnt Tuesday from the Infrastructure ministry in Kigali.

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03-Sep-2019 to 20:46

Ex-Belgium PM extols Rwandan progress over SDGs

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Former Belgian prime minister Herman Van Rompuy on Tuesday extolled what he called the serious progress by the country in relation to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals or SGDs.

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03-Sep-2019 to 16:45

Guinea-Bissau police seizes record 1869 kg of cocaine

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The anti-drug unit of the Guinea-Bissau Criminal Police seized a record 1,869 kg of cocaine on Monday, in a two-stage operation carried out in the same city of Canchungo, in the north of the country.

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03-Sep-2019 to 06:15

S/Africa: Ramaphosa, others to blame for xenophobic attacks – NGO

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Non-government organisation, The Right2Know Campaign, on Monday blamed the recent attacks on foreigners in South Africa on the government of President Cyril Ramaphosa and traditional leaders.

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02-Sep-2019 to 19:04

Rwandan murdered abroad buried in Kigali

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Friends, family and Rwandan officials gathered Monday to mourn and bury one of the prominent Rwandan businessman killed last week in Mozambique.

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29-Aug-2019 to 11:13

3.8m year-old human skull discovered in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Scientists have recreated the face of an early human ancestor after a “remarkably complete” skull dating back 3.8 million years was discovered in Ethiopia.

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28-Aug-2019 to 21:57

Ethiopian PM wins Hessian Peace Prize

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Albert Osswald Foundation has announced that Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is the winner of this year’s Hessian Peace Prize.

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