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31-Jan-2019 to 23:07

Ethiopia to hold fourth population census in April

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Planning Commission of Ethiopia said that the fourth population and housing census will begin on April 7, 2019.

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:23

Mozambique: UK firm agrees to pay £5.8m to victims of abuse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Kingdom mining firm, Gemfields, has agreed to pay £5.8 million to 273 Mozambicans who alleged they were victims of human rights violations at its Montepuez ruby mine in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, APA can report on Wednesday.

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28-Jan-2019 to 21:44

Dangote feeds 30, 000 IDPs in Nigeria’s Zamfara

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — In yet another massive intervention, the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday officially launched a major philanthropic programme in Zamfara State, doling out food items running into several millions of naira to support victims of the insurgency.

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28-Jan-2019 to 21:27

Relief agencies launch aid appeal for Somalia

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The government of Somalia and aid agencies launched the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) on Monday this week (January 21), calling on donors to provide sufficient and early funding to sustain aid operations in Somalia in 2019.

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28-Jan-2019 to 19:08

Benin secures CFA10bln Kuwaiti loan for potable water

APA-Cotonou (Bénin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The government of Benin and the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development on Monday signed a CFA10billion loan agreement meant for financing a project to strengthen drinking water supply systems in the cities of Boukoumbe (North), Cove and Zagnanado (Center).

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:29

AfDB reviews eSwatini’s development strategies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A delegation of 10 Executive Directors (EDs) from the African Development Bank will be on a three-day stakeholder consultation mission in eSwatini over the period 27-30 January 2019.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:26

Uganda secures French loans for water, sanitation

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda and France have signed two loan agreements worth 270 million Euros to finance water and sanitation projects in Greater Kampala and parts of the country’s southwest.

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