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10-Jun-2020 to 14:59

C'Wealth applauds Seychelles legislation against gender violence

APA-Victoria (Seychelles) — The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has applauded a new legislation in Seychelles aimed at curbing gender-based violence targeting mainly women and girls.

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10-Jun-2020 to 11:33

Darfur war crime suspect hands himself to ICC

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A leader of the Janjaweed militia movement accused of a lead role in the slaughter in Sudan's troubled region of Darfur has handed himself in to the custody of the International Criminal Court, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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09-Jun-2020 to 18:53

Covid-19 affecting UNDP support to Cote d’Ivoire

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the United Nations Development Program's financial support for certain community development and governance projects in Cote d’Ivoire.

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09-Jun-2020 to 15:05

Burundi's President Nkurunziza dies of “heart attack”

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — Burundi's outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza has died at 55 after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says in its official Twitter account.

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08-Jun-2020 to 12:18

S/Africa’s Malema urges black people to fight world racism

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema on Monday urged all black people “to unite and intensify the fight against racism” worldwide.

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31-May-2020 to 15:31

Togo: Former PM Apollinaire Agboyibor dies

APA - Lomé (Togo) — Former Prime Minister Justice Apollinaire Yaovi Agboyibor died Saturday in Paris at the age of 77, according to a government statement copied to APA Sunday.

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29-May-2020 to 19:13

Morocco's ex socialist PM Youssoufi dies

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — A former Prime Minister and figurehead of Morocco's socialist left, Abderrahmane El Youssoufi has died in the wee hours of Friday in Casablanca, at the ripe old age of 96.

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