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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations on Thursday launched two humanitarian appeals valued at more than US$103 million to assist Mozambique respond to the twin challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and an armed insurgency in the north of the country.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Dr. Selesh Bekele held a virtual meeting with his Sudanese counterpart, Professor Yassir Abbas Mohammed on ways of resuming of the trilateral negotiation of the controversial Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Nile.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the death of late Nigerian international reggae star, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek as a huge loss to the country’s Creative Industry.

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APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian authorities should guarantee conditions conducive for a free and fair vote during the forthcoming presidential election rerun, a rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The rise in crude oil prices on the world market has led to the hiking of charges at South Africa’s fuel pumps starting on Wednesday, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has said.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — In a surprise ruling against the South African government, the country’s high court on Wednesday declared that the current coronavirus pandemic lockdown regulations put in place since March were “invalid and unconstitutional.”

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