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28-Sep-2020 to 15:47

Rwanda: Bars shut down, owners arrested over COVID-19 regulations

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan law enforcement operatives have shut down 70 bars and restaurants and arrested their owners and managers for not complying with new measures aimed at containing the coronavirus, a police source revealed in Kigali on Monday.

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27-Sep-2020 to 18:12

Rwanda: 47 families get humanitarian relief after heavy downpour

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A total of 47 families in North Western Rwanda Rubavu have been left in the cold after strong winds blew away their roofs earlier this week, a senior administrative official in the region confirmed to APA Sunday in Kigali.

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25-Sep-2020 to 16:57

Ethiopian police seize 46 quintals of cannabis being smuggled to Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian police on Friday announced seizure of 46 quintals of cannabis in the north western part of the country.

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24-Sep-2020 to 23:17

Heritage Day: Nothing to celebrate for S/Africa’s “landless” – Opposition

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — There could never be any Heritage Day celebrations as long as the majority of black South Africans remained landless in their own country, the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party have said.

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22-Sep-2020 to 16:20

Feature: Water shortages compound Rwanda' COVID-19 distress

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — In a campaign to fight against COVID-19, residents of Bumbogo a suburb of Kigali city find themselves saddled with yet another challenge.

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21-Sep-2020 to 17:28

Ethiopia’s IDPs hit more than 1.8m-IOM

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — There are now more than 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia, a new report on internal displacement released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) revealed on Monday.

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21-Sep-2020 to 17:01

Widespread floods affect over 240,000 people in Ethiopia’s Afar region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Widespread floods affect more than 240,000 people in the Afar region of Ethiopia, an official has said.

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