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13-Sep-2019 to 22:31

Rwanda: Three prisoners shot dead in abortive getaway

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Three prisoners visited by a group of relatives were shot and killed after they attempted to escape at the Mageragere prisons, one of the detention facilities located in a suburb of Kigali, police said on Friday.

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13-Sep-2019 to 22:19

Sierra Leone anti-graft body indicts ex top officials

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s anti-graft agency has indicted three former top government officials, among them a former head of the Road Safety Authority.

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11-Sep-2019 to 15:46

Rwanda: Over 30 kg of cannabis impounded near DRC border

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Police on Wednesday seized over 30kg of cannabis at the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and arrested a woman after crossing from Goma, the capital of North Kivu province.

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09-Sep-2019 to 14:16

eSwatini the most income unequal country in Africa – Report

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The 2019 Oxfam Wealth Report has ranked eSwatini number one on the list of most income unequal countries in Africa, APA learnt here on Monday.

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05-Sep-2019 to 23:10

Benin’s employment index up by 7 percent

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Benin’s employment index improved in the first three months of 2019, according to the quarterly business survey published on Thursday by the General Directorate of Economic Affairs, explaining that employment in large companies grew by 7 percent compared with the same period last year.

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04-Sep-2019 to 06:11

S/African parliament joins efforts to stop xenophobic violence – Speaker

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African parliament, led by its presiding officers and relevant oversight committees, on Tuesday joined the efforts to stop the ongoing bloody attacks against foreign national and the looting of their property in the country.

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04-Sep-2019 to 06:03

S/Africa: Ramaphosa slams xenophobic attacks on foreigners

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday instructed Police Minister Bheki Cele to engage with culprits targeting African migrants in deadly violence that has engulfed Johannesburg and surrounding areas since Sunday.

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