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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured a £24 million grant from the United Kingdom to support refugees in two regions of the horn of Africa nation.

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APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Mobile money, with 290 live services in 95 countries and 372 million active accounts, has entered the mainstream and is becoming the path to financial inclusion in most low-income countries, according to an annual report on the state of the industry published by the GSMA firm.

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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The situation surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak in The Gambia remains stable since the country's fourth case of the disease was confirmed last month, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

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APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — News of the temporary release of former Chadian president Hissène Habré by the Senegalese justice system over Covid-19 fears was on Tuesday very badly received in N’Djamena by victims of his regime (1982-1990).

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The World Bank Group has released $82 million to Nigeria for immediate support in strengthening the public health response through the Regional Disease Surveillance System Enhancement Project (REDISSE).

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Mr. Jean Claude Kassi Brou, has said that that the bloc has placed order for COVID-19 kits and other equipment.

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