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20-Feb-2019 to 15:53

Ugandan heads UNRWA's Syria office

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has appointed Amanya Michael Ebye, a Ugandan national, to the position of Director of UNRWA Affairs in the Syrian Arab Republic.

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20-Feb-2019 to 12:01

Bread shortage hits Freetown as bakers go on strike

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, has been hit by bread shortage amidst industrial action by bakers.

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19-Feb-2019 to 15:41

80 percent of driving licenses in Guinea forged - Minister

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Amadou Sadjo Diallo — Guinea’s Transport minister, Aboubacar Sylla, has strongly condemned the proliferation of driving licenses in the country, acknowledging that “80 percent” of them are forged.

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17-Feb-2019 to 12:46

Ghanaian reverend warns parents to be wary of kidnappers

APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — The Reverend Minister of the Wesley Methodist Cathedral in Cape Coast, Very Reverend Richardson Aboagye Andam has warned parents against the activities of kidnappers who have been on the rampage across the country.

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17-Feb-2019 to 12:08

Ghana VP survives motor accident, unhurt

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A convoy carrying Ghana’s vice-president Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been involved in an accident with one person reported dead.

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15-Feb-2019 to 17:20

Botswana sets 3 percent poverty eradication target

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday revealed that his government has set a national target of reducing poverty to 3 percent.

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14-Feb-2019 to 21:19

Sierra Leone cleansing scheme gets boost from China

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio’s campaign for a clean country has received a major boost with the donation of 200 garbage collection trucks from the Chinese government.

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