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07-Mar-2019 to 00:45

Passengers in Rwanda affected by Kenya airport strike

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — All flights by Rwanda national carrier RwandaAir to Nairobi (Kenya) were affected in the early hours of Wednesday following a strike by workers at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya.

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06-Mar-2019 to 14:10

Botswana court to hear same-sex conduct case

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A full bench of the Botswana High Court will on 14 March hear a case in which gay rights activists are challenging the constitutionality of sections of the Botswana Penal Code that criminalise same-sex sexual contact, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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05-Mar-2019 to 19:32

Ex-MTN CEO challenges deportation from Uganda

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Deported MTN Chief Executive Officer Wim Joris Vanhellepute has taken the Ugandan Attorney General to court seeking orders to quash his deportation.

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05-Mar-2019 to 19:10

UN rights bureau in Burundi shut down

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Tuesday announced, that their bureau in Burundi was closed down last Thursday at the insistence of the government in Bujumbura.

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04-Mar-2019 to 18:51

CFA 172 billion required for Cameroon relief aid - UNDP

APA-Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said Monday CFA 172 billion is needed to provide emergency assistance to 2.3 million people in Cameroon this year.

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04-Mar-2019 to 18:10

UK remembers tourist massacre in Tunisia

APA-London (United Kingdom) — The Duke of Sussex on Monday unveiled a Sousse and Bardo Memorial dedicated to 31 British citizens gunned down on a beach in Tunisia four years ago.

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01-Mar-2019 to 16:21

Liberia: Wanted ex-bank governor turns himself in

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Former Central Bank of Liberia Governor Milton Weeks who was wanted by the police over missing banknotes Friday turned himself in to investigators in Monrovia.

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