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19-Oct-2019 to 23:43

Botswana poverty hits upward trajectory despite eradication programs

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The number of people living in extreme poverty in Botswana is increasing again after several years of decline, the Ministry of Local government and Rural Development said in a new report seen by APA on Saturday.

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14-Oct-2019 to 14:09

Cameroon floods leave 100.000 people homeless

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — At least 100,000 people are currently homeless in the Cameroonian towns of Maga, Kai Kai and Zina (Far-North), following torrential rains in the area over the past week, corresponding sources told APA Monday in a phone conversation.

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14-Oct-2019 to 12:28

Bolivian nationals paraded in Ugandan courts over narcotics

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Aviation Police has arraigned two suspects of Bolivian origin before Entebbe magistrate court after they were arrested trafficking in narcotics at Entebbe International Airport.

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13-Oct-2019 to 15:06

Botswana: Calls intensify to end death penalty

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s decision to resume death penalty after a two year hiatus has renewed calls for the southern African nation to quit abolish capital punishment, APA can reveal here on Sunday.

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12-Oct-2019 to 17:59

Ghana: Controversy over Comprehensive Sexuality Education

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Little did Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo know that the inclusion of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the 2019 budget statement by his Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta would create problem for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the end.

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12-Oct-2019 to 13:04

Nigeria’s Emirs accused of complicity in banditry

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria moves to launch $165 million fund to support victims of banditry, committee finding solutions to the crime that has killed more than 6,319 people has indicted five Emirs for their complicity, reports said on Saturday.

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12-Oct-2019 to 12:47

Rwanda receives second batch of 123 refugees from Libya

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A second batch of 123 vulnerable refugees was evacuated from Libya late Friday to Rwanda through establishes Emergency Transit Mechanism between Rwandan Government, the African Union (AU) and the UN agency for Refugees (UNHCR), an official statement made available Saturday to APA in Kigali said.

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