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23-Aug-2019 to 14:42

Cameroon, Russia negotiate release of abducted sailors

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Russia’s embassy in Cameroon, on Friday, confirmed that negotiations are underway for the release of eight sailors onboard the Marmalaita ship, who were abducted on August 15, 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:37

Rwanda: 4 killed after mine collapses

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 4 miners were killed, and another one still trapped after an illegal Wolfram mine collapsed in Ngororero, a district in Western Rwanda late Thursday night, a police source in the region confirmed to APA Friday in Kigali.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:28

Ethiopia gets £120m UK grant to finance various projects

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Kingdom on Friday announced a £120 million grant to Ethiopia.

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23-Aug-2019 to 12:42

Mauritania to conduct census for citizens in diaspora

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, speaking on Thursday in Nouakchott, declared that his department was intended to conduct a census of all Mauritanians settled abroad.

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22-Aug-2019 to 12:22

Liberia’s president vows to gender equality, protection of women

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has reiterated his commitment to the promotion and protection of women and girls against sexual gender-based violence and gender inequality.

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19-Aug-2019 to 13:59

Chad’s opposition, HROs slam president’s comments on inter-ethnic conflicts

APA-NDjamena (Chad) — A major controversy has emerged in Chad where human rights organizations and the opposition strongly denounced President Idriss Déby’s comments on inter-ethnic conflicts in the east of the country, advising the police to shoot any protagonist who refused to lay down their weapon.

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19-Aug-2019 to 08:54

105 Ethiopian prisoners repatriated from Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the weekend helped repatriate 105 Ethiopian refugees who have been jailed in Sudan for years, APA learnt Monday.

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