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05-Mar-2019 to 19:10

UN rights bureau in Burundi shut down

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Tuesday announced, that their bureau in Burundi was closed down last Thursday at the insistence of the government in Bujumbura.

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04-Mar-2019 to 18:51

CFA 172 billion required for Cameroon relief aid - UNDP

APA-Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said Monday CFA 172 billion is needed to provide emergency assistance to 2.3 million people in Cameroon this year.

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04-Mar-2019 to 18:10

UK remembers tourist massacre in Tunisia

APA-London (United Kingdom) — The Duke of Sussex on Monday unveiled a Sousse and Bardo Memorial dedicated to 31 British citizens gunned down on a beach in Tunisia four years ago.

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01-Mar-2019 to 16:21

Liberia: Wanted ex-bank governor turns himself in

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Former Central Bank of Liberia Governor Milton Weeks who was wanted by the police over missing banknotes Friday turned himself in to investigators in Monrovia.

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01-Mar-2019 to 15:10

Gambia’s truth commission warns against witness tampering

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has warned citizens to desist from tampering with potential witnesses scheduled to appear before it.

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01-Mar-2019 to 13:30

Nigeria: Retired Air Vice Marshal jailed for seven years

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a retired Air Vice Marshal, Tony Omenyi, to seven years imprisonment for money laundering.

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01-Mar-2019 to 12:58

High cost of living biggest problem facing Kenyans- survey

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Sixty-five percent of Kenyans say that the high cost of living is the biggest problem facing their households, according to a new survey released on Friday.

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