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14-Feb-2019 to 20:36

Sierra Leone adopts UN Resolution on Women’s rights

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s parliament on Thursday debated and unanimously adopted the United Nations Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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14-Feb-2019 to 13:10

Over 20 percent of Africans undernourished- Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A report released today revealed that 257 million people in Africa, over 20 percent of the population, are undernourished.

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14-Feb-2019 to 12:59

Liberia moves in to rescue trapped miners

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Days after 45 illicit miners were trapped in the Kartee Gold mine in Gboanipea located ten kilometers from Tappita District in Nimba County in northeastern Liberia, county authorities are for the first time venturing into the area.

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13-Feb-2019 to 18:37

UNHCR thumbs up Ethiopia’s new refugee law

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appreciated Ethiopia’s adoption of a new law that allows refugees a range of rights, including freedom of movement and access to labor market.

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13-Feb-2019 to 15:18

No child will miss classes due to drought - Kenyan govt

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government has put in place adequate drought mitigation measures to avert a disruption of the academic calendar and other potential effects of the dry spell in the country, the government disclosed on Wednesday.

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12-Feb-2019 to 14:44

Liberia: Over 57 gold miners buried underground

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Reports reaching the capital Monrovia say at least 45 gold miners from the Kartee Gold Mine located in Gboanipea located about 10 kilometers away from Tappita, in eastern Nimba County, have been buried underground.

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11-Feb-2019 to 23:07

CAR: HRW decries last year's rise in violence

APA-Bangui (CAR) — In 2018, there has been a rise in violence in the Central African Republic, according to a Human Rights Watch report released early February 2019, seen on Monday by APA.

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