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    18-May-2018 to 14:59

    Liberia to allocate $3.2bn to poverty alleviation-Official

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel Tweah has put the estimated cost for the implementation of key priorities enshrined in government’s Pro-Poor Agenda at about US$3.2 billion.

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    17-May-2018 to 20:40

    Moroccan monarch launches food access scheme

    APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Thursday launched a national food support scheme dubbed “Ramadan 1439”.

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    16-May-2018 to 17:26

    G/Bissau civil servants plan fresh strike

    APA-Bissau (G/Bissau) — The National Union of Workers of Guinea-Bissau (UNTG) Wednesday in Bissau has issued a notice to go on strike from June 12 to 14 to demand that the new salary scale in the public service comes in effect.

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    12-May-2018 to 13:52

    Top UN official in Sudan to assess humanitarian needs

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, Mark Lowcock, kicked off his visit to Sudan on Saturday, to assess what is needed to ensure an effective response for five million people in need of assistance and protection.

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    11-May-2018 to 19:21

    Botswana: Namibian refugees given deadline to leave

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Minister of Defence Justice and Security Shaw Kgati said late Friday that his government has given Namibian refugees two months to return to their country of origin or face forceful removal from the country.

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    10-May-2018 to 09:22

    Kenya: 20 dead, thousands displaced following dam tragedy

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and over 2,000 people displaced in Kenya after a mega dam in Nakuru County in Rift Valley burst its banks on Wednesday night.

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    09-May-2018 to 18:41

    African farmers get $ 1.5m insurance payouts after low rainfall

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Poor rainfall in parts of Africa has triggered the largest insurance payout to date for vulnerable farmers under an innovative climate risk management scheme known as the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Wednesday.

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