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01-Feb-2023 to 16:46

African leaders in joint pledge to end AIDS in children

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Ministers and representatives from twelve African countries have committed themselves, and laid out their plans, to end AIDS in children by 2030.

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01-Feb-2023 to 16:29

Terrorism dominates East African security summit

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Terrorism has been the main theme as East African leaders meet in a security summit in Mogadishu, Somalia on Wednesday to assess their collective approach to deal with the security challenges posed by al-Shabaab.

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31-Jan-2023 to 18:04

AU welcomes 31 January as “African Day of Peace and Reconciliation”

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the date of 31 January as the inaugural commemoration of the African Day of Peace and Reconciliation, the AU said in a statement on Tuesday.

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31-Jan-2023 to 18:01

Cholera outbreak spreads further in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Cholera outbreak has further spread out to 66 localities of eight districts across Bale, Guji and West Arsi zones of Oromia and two districts of Liben zone of Somali region of Ethiopia, United Nations Office for the Coordination Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said.

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31-Jan-2023 to 17:54

Ethiopia: Unidentified gunmen kill Chinese in Oromia State

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — One Chinese national has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ethiopia's Oromia region, the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia confirmed on Tuesday.

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31-Jan-2023 to 13:40

South Sudan on brink of renewed unrest - Troika

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan is on the brink of a renewed civil unrest, the Troika nations of the United States, the United Kingdom and Norway have warned in a statement on Tuesday.

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31-Jan-2023 to 12:48

Ethiopia’s economy forecast to grow 7.5 percent

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s economy will see a 7.5 percent growth in the current 2022/23 Ethiopian fiscal year, which began on July 8, 2022, the country’s Ministry of Planning and Development (MoPD) projected on Monday.

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