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01-Mar-2019 to 13:41

Labour congratulates Buhari, wants minimum wage bill assented to

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to and enforce the new minimum wage Act as soon as it is passed by the Senate.

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01-Mar-2019 to 09:11

Aid group blame conflict for extreme hunger in South Sudan

APA (Juba) South Sudan — An international organization called on all parties to the conflict in South Sudan to allow unhindered humanitarian access to people in desperate need of aid.

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01-Mar-2019 to 09:06

Sudan: Thousands protest against al-Bashir despite ban

APA-Khartoum-Sudan — Thousands on Thursday took to streets in Khartoum against the government of president Omer al-Bashir despite ban of gatherings and demonstration.

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01-Mar-2019 to 08:50

Rwandan managing editor remanded in prison over alleged rape

Kigali (APA) — The presiding judge of Kagarama intermediate court in the suburb of Kigali city on Thursday remanded the managing editor of English online paper "Great Lakes Voice", Robert Mugabe in 30-days preventive detention for allegedly raping two under-age young girls.

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28-Feb-2019 to 10:49

Liberia’s gold mine disaster rescue effort stall due to lack of logistics

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Efforts to recover the remains of over 35 artisanal miners in Gbonepea, Nimba County is said to have come to a standstill due to lack of logistics and support needed by rescue workers.

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27-Feb-2019 to 19:19

Uganda secures Japanese grant for road traffic upgrade

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) will in a few months embark on uplifting the status of roundabouts & junctions in Kampala to solve traffic jams after receiving a grant from Japan to this end.

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27-Feb-2019 to 10:19

About 600 undocumented Ethiopian migrants return home

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 600 undocumented Ethiopian migrants on Tuesday returned home from Jizan, Saudi Arabia.

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