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26-Sep-2020 to 17:51

Ethiopia’s dam will not harm Sudan, Egypt-Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on Friday said his country has no intention of harming Sudan and Egypt with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Nile.

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26-Sep-2020 to 17:40

AfricaCDC Director wins Melinda Gates Foundation 2020 Global Goalkeeper Awar...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Director of the African Union's Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AfricaCDC, Dr John Nkengasong, has been awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award, AU said in a statement said on Friday.

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24-Sep-2020 to 19:40

When will Ecowas lift Mali sanctions?

APA - Bamako (Mali) — ECOWAS' Chief Ombudsman has been in Bamako since 23 September for talks aimed at lifting the economic blockade imposed on beleaguered Mali after last month's successful coup against the civilian government led by Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK).

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24-Sep-2020 to 19:33

ECA chief wants consistent support for Africa's landlocked nations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe Thursday highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the African continent.

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24-Sep-2020 to 17:26

Commonwealth leaders' summit set for June 2021 in Kigali

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which was scheduled in June this year but was postponed due to the impact of COVID-19, will take place in June next year in the Rwandan capital city Kigali, the Commonwealth Secretariat said according to an official correspondence obtained Thursday by APA in Kigali.

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23-Sep-2020 to 17:02

Members of East African Legislative Assembly suspend function amid budget concer...

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have suspended all debate on the 2020/21 annual budget, demanding payment of their allowances in arrears since March, according to an official correspondence obtained Wednesday by APA in Kigali.

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23-Sep-2020 to 13:10

S/African protesters demand end to Zimbabwe rights violations

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The powerful National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has requested the African Union to intervene in Zimbabwe’s on-going political crisis, which has been exacerbated by a struggling economy and coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

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