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10-May-2020 to 01:00

No refugee confirmed positive for COVID-19 in Ethiopia-UNHCR

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — In its weekly operational update published on Saturday, UNHCR stated that there are no confirmed cases amongst the refugee population and their host communities in Ethiopia.

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08-May-2020 to 18:47

Number of IDPs in East Africa drops - IOM

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Friday.

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08-May-2020 to 12:11

Rwanda provides emergency relief to flood victims

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Following the widespread flooding triggered by heavy rains that killed 72 people in several parts of the country earlier this week, the Rwanda Governmet embarked Friday on the distribution of a relief comprising a envelope of 100, 000 Rwf (About $110 USD) as emergency assistance to affected families who lost their loved one in the disaster.

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05-May-2020 to 16:40

Morocco: Over 900,000 laid off due to Covid-19 - Minister

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Over 900,000 workers in with some 134,000 Moroccan firms affected in the aftermath of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic were temporarily laid off in April, the Minister of Labor and of Professional Integration, Mohamed Amekraz said in the capital, Rabat on Monday.

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02-May-2020 to 10:31

Covid-19 mutes Labour Day across Africa

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There has been an unmistakably different feel to this year's International Labour Day across Africa where lockdowns against the spread of the deadly coronavirus meant there were muted celebrations throughout the continent.

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28-Apr-2020 to 21:22

Rwanda frees 1,673 inmates to decongest cells

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's judicial authorities have released a second batch of 1,673 detainees from different police stations cells countrywide to decongest detention centres amid COVID-19, a judicial source confirmed Tuesday to APA in Kigali.

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26-Apr-2020 to 14:21

Rwanda: Three people killed in Torrential rains

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rainfall in several parts across Rwanda late Saturday night had killed three people and destroyed 48 houses, the ministry of Emergency management confirmed on Sunday.

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