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07-Mar-2019 to 14:59

UK boosts Uganda’s contraception uptake with £38m

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The UK government through The Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a 38 million US Dollars program to support Uganda Government’s population control efforts through the use of modern family planning methods.

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05-Mar-2019 to 08:15

Sierra Leone leader makes unannounced visit to fire ravaged Freetown slum

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Monday afternoon paid an unannounced visit to Kroo Bay, one of Freetown’s largest slums where hundreds of houses were gutted by fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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04-Mar-2019 to 21:51

Sierra Leone: Commercial drivers’ strike paralyses public transport

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Transport Minister has described as illegal a strike action by commercial motor vehicle drivers and called for an immediate end to it.

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04-Mar-2019 to 19:05

Sierra Leone to set up Commission for Peace and National Cohesion

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his commitment to fulfill a campaign promise to establish a Peace and National Cohesion Commission (PNCC).

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04-Mar-2019 to 11:09

Kenya: Four American nationals perish in helicopter crash

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Four American nationals and their Kenyan pilot perished on Sunday evening after their helicopter crashed at Central island national park in Lake Turkana, in northern Kenya, the police disclosed on Monday.

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03-Mar-2019 to 18:33

South Sudan: Bahr al Ghazal communities call for land reform

APA (Juba) South Sudan — South Sudan must make sure that land belongs to the State and to be administered by the government, the people of Bahr al Ghazal region said during a regional dialogue meeting in Wau on Sunday.

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02-Mar-2019 to 18:53

Faced with bread shortage, Sierra Leone seeks help from neighboring Guinea

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government says it has signed a contract with a Guinean business firm for the supply of bread flour.

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