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05-Sep-2019 to 20:17

Sudan: A new cabinet of firsts

APA-Sudan (Khartoum) — It's a cabinet of firsts for Sudan after Prime minister, Abdallah Hamdok unveiled his new governing team which consists of the country's first female Foreign minister.

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05-Sep-2019 to 12:27

Rwanda: Buses bring new hope for the disabled

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Wheelchair-using Callixte Karasira, a resident of the Gikondo suburb of Kigali has always been struggling to getting on public buses because able-bodied passengers on board seemed reluctant to make room for him.

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05-Sep-2019 to 12:09

Ex-Arsenal coach gets hero's welcome in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Arsene Wenger, a former coach of English premiership side Arsenal coach has arrived in Rwanda to attend the annual gorilla naming ceremony which is slated Friday in Kinigi a village in Northern Rwanda at the feet of Volcanoes National Park, an official source confirmed Thursday in Kigali.

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04-Sep-2019 to 20:02

Digital economy: Africa 'lags considerably behind'

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa and Latin America are considerably far behind in digital economic development, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said on Wednesday.

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04-Sep-2019 to 19:24

Rwanda warns citizens over SA violence on foreigners

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's High Commissioner in Pretoria, Vincent Karega on Wednesday cautioned his compatriots in South Africa to take "extra precautionary measures" for their safety in the face of widespread xenophobic attacks targeting mainly foreigners.

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04-Sep-2019 to 19:03

Somalia: Piling pressure on al-Shabaab through airstrikes

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Somali war planes on Tuesday pounded al-Shabaab positions in the town of Jilib with close supervision by U.S. Africa Command aimed at bringing pressure to bear on the militants.

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04-Sep-2019 to 18:41

Kigali eateries face sanctions over poor hygiene

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Municipal authorities in Kigali are poised to apply punitive sanctions against restaurants operating in the city with poor standards of hygiene, APA learnt Wednesday.

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