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    15-Aug-2018 to 11:47

    One year on from Sierra Leone's deadly mudslide

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Time has marched on inexorably and a year has gone round in full circle but the ghastly scars (both physical and emotional) remain fresh for a nation brought down to her knees by an apocalyptic natural tragedy that shook its very foundations.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 12:34

    Egyptian-French economist Samir Amin dies

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — Egyptian-French economist Samir Amin died Sunday afternoon in Paris (France) from lung cancer at the age of 86, APA has learned from sources.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 13:24

    Heavy rains in Niger kill 22

    APA-Niamey (Niger) — Some 22 people have died and 49,845 people have been declared victims of floods following heavy rains in Niger on August 6, the Minister of Humanitarian Action and Disaster Management has announced.

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    08-Aug-2018 to 15:18

    UN appeals for $45m to support migrants in the Horn of Africa, Yemen

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has appealed to the international community for $ 45 million to support migrants in the Horn of Africa and Yemen between 2018-2020.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 18:21

    Kenya faces housing deficit of 1.8million units

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is currently facing a housing deficit of 1.8 million units, a top government official revealed on Wednesday.

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    29-Jul-2018 to 12:06

    Refugees in Kenya receive food aid after donor funding slashed

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — More than 7,000 households in Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya have benefited from 1,200 metric tons of consignment of relief food from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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