10-Jun-2020 to 10:06

Gambia extends Covid-19 state of emergency

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has announced a further extension of the country's state of emergency to deal with coronavirus bv another 21 days

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31-May-2020 to 12:56

Ethiopian government accused of human rights violations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Amnesty International said members of Ethiopian security forces have burned homes and committed multiple offences including rape, arbitrary arrests and detentions in Oromia and Amhara regions of the country.

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30-May-2020 to 15:11

Ethiopia reports no case of coronavirus in 28 refugee camps

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has reported no case of coronavirus in its 28 refugee camps which shelter over 700,000 migrants.

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28-May-2020 to 10:44

Rwanda: Five soldiers' "gang rape" trial adjourned

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The military court in Kigali has postponed the trial of five Rwandan soldiers suspects involved in the "gang rape" of a woman with assaulting civilians in a Kigali suburb during COVID-19 lockdown in March this year, a judicial source disclosed to APA Thursday in Kigali.

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18-May-2020 to 16:58

Morocco arrests 4 individuals over int’l drug trafficking

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco's General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST) has announced that the National Brigade of the Judicial Police arrested Sunday four individuals, including an officer from DGST Regional Directorate in Tangier for their alleged links with international drug and psychotropic drug trafficking networks and disclosure of professional secrecy, complicity, corruption and concealment of wanted persons.

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11-May-2020 to 14:06

Rwanda readies to repatriate hundreds stranded nationals in UAE

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Hundreds of Rwandan nationals who are stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) amidst the international travel lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic will be repatriated this week, a dipplomatic source revealed Monday in Kigali.

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10-May-2020 to 17:17

12 die in central Ethiopia mudslide

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 12 people have died of mudslide after floods hit Ale locality of central Ethiopia.

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