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25-Jan-2019 to 13:25

Ethiopia: Syrian refugees banned from begging on streets

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopia Immigration, Citizenship and Vital Registration Agency has banned Syrian refugees from begging on the streets of the capital Addis Ababa due to security concern.

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25-Jan-2019 to 13:21

Uganda police arrests Kenyan national over illegal entry

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda Police is holding a 26 year old Kenyan national identified as Munene Martin on charges of illegal entry into Uganda.

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24-Jan-2019 to 18:42

Museveni challenges WFP on refugees

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has told the World Food Programme to empower refugees with vocational skills than can help them secure employment in the urban areas rather than support them to go into production which is a potential area of conflict with host communities.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:26

ECOWAS launches "50 million women speak platform" project in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — In a bid to boost gender equity in Liberia, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection Wednesday launched the “50 Million Women Speak Platform” Project aimed at improving their access to information and financing.

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22-Jan-2019 to 11:45

Thousands of Nigerian refugees streaming into Chad

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people – most of them women and children - to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region, the UNHCR said in a statement to APA on Tuesday.

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21-Jan-2019 to 04:57

S/Africa records high travellers’ movement over festive-Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has recorded 6,852,972 traveller movements at its ports of entry -- up from 6,811,510 movements recorded in 2018, Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele has said.

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21-Jan-2019 to 03:30

S/African minister extends condolences to drowned victims’ families

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has extended her condolences to four South African families whose four members died after drowning in the waters of Mozambique's Portuguese Islands.

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