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25-Mar-2020 to 10:58

Sudan Defence minister dies in Juba

APA-khartoum -Sudan — Sudan defence minister Lt Gen Jamal Al-Din Omar has died of a" heart attack" on Wednesday morning in South sudanese capital Juba where he has been in negotiation team of Sudan aiming at reaching a security arrangement deal and a peace agreement with armed rebel groups.

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18-Mar-2020 to 20:00

Covid-19: Moroccans urged to restrict movements

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Public authorities have called on citizens to restrict and limit their movements and to comply with “sanitary isolation” in their homes as a necessary preventive measure at this delicate stage to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Ministries of Interior and Health announced in a joint statement.

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05-Mar-2020 to 08:42

Ethiopia: Scientists discover nearly complete hominin cranium

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Scientists have discovered nearly completed hominin cranium and a partial cranium in Ethiopia that dates back 1.5 million and 1.26 million years, respectively.

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26-Feb-2020 to 11:06

Malawi: UN demands end to attacks on persons with albinism

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The United Nations on Wednesday slammed continued attacks on people living with albinism in Malawi and called on the government to take drastic action on perpetrators of such violence.

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26-Feb-2020 to 10:46

Cote d’Ivoire: 43 percent of women in Abidjan hit by obesity-UNICEF)

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — In Abidjan, the Ivorian economic capital, 43 percent of women are either obese or overweight, Garnier Denis, the Director of the Nutrition Department at the Office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Cote d’Ivoire, said Tuesday in an interview with APA.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:24

Botswana brushes off Chinese and Russian mafia haven tag

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Tuesday denied as untrue reports that it is a Chinese and Russian Mafia haven as reported in one of the local papers.

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24-Feb-2020 to 14:50

Lesotho's embattled PM claims immunity from prosecution over wife’s death

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — A Lesotho magistrate on Monday referred to the High Court an application by the country’s embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane in which he claimed that he was immune from prosecution.

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