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08-Apr-2020 to 11:28

Africa’s armed conflicts, repression violate human rights - AI

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Amnesty International (AI), on Wednesday, concluded in its 2019 report that armed conflicts and repression by the authorities in Africa “promote human rights violations.”

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07-Apr-2020 to 19:27

Ethiopia secures £24m UK grant to support refugees

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured a £24 million grant from the United Kingdom to support refugees in two regions of the horn of Africa nation.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:58

Botswana army kills poachers amid battling coronavirus

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Thursday announced that in the execution of its mission of defending Botswana’s territorial integrity, sovereignty has declared an all out war on poachers.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:34

Morocco implements plan to protect children amid COIVID-19

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — A plan of action for the protection of children in vulnerable situations in Morocco has been put in place by the Ministry of Solidarity and Social Development, to the backdrop of a Covid-19 pandemic.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:05

Rwanda vows to boost water supply amid urban shortage

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — In Mwendo, a suburb of Rwanda Kigali city, Fatuma Mukamudenge has been struggling to bring water home from neighboring Nyabarongo river, which is about 45 minutes away on foot from her house.

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01-Apr-2020 to 11:46

Ghana: Accra, Kumasi courts shut over COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Courts in the two most populous cities in Ghana, Accra and Kumasi have been closed down as result of the lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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01-Apr-2020 to 08:38

Nigerian press focuses on suspension of planned hike in electricity tariff, reli...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The suspension of the planned implementation of the hike in electricity tariffs, government’s palliatives for 11 million people and the further slash in price of petrol are some of the leading stories in Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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