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04-Apr-2019 to 01:39

Uganda releases six Rwandese nationals detained on alleged "spying"

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Uganda's Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), have released a group of six Rwandese nationals who were detained on suspicion of alleged spying for their native country before their deportation, local media reported Wednesday in Kigali.

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04-Apr-2019 to 01:05

American tourist kidnapped in Ugandan national park

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Ugandan security agencies are hunting for suspected gunmen who kidnapped an American tourist and her driver in a Ugandan national park.

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03-Apr-2019 to 13:58

Rwandan media highlights UN Court President visit

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The latest visit ealier this week by the President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (UNIRMCT) ahead of the 25th Commemoration of Genocide against Tutsis , was highlighted by the Rwandan media this week.

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03-Apr-2019 to 13:52

FSNWG says 10m people suffer from food insecurity in horn of Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Around 10.7 million people are currently food insecure across Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Karamoja region in Uganda, the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) disclosed on Wednesday in a report.

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02-Apr-2019 to 22:34

AU PSC focus on tackling genocide ideology in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council will on Wednesday discuss a collective measures by Africa and stakeholders to combat the ideology of hate, genocide and hate crimes ahead of the 25th commemoration of the mass slaughter of Tutsis on 7 April, a diplomatic source confirmed in Kigali.

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02-Apr-2019 to 21:29

Peace in the pipeline as Dinkas and Murles agree end to age-old hostilities

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Hawa Aganas, a Civil Affairs Officer serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, lets slip an audible sigh and displays a smile which seems both wary and weary as she comments on the proceedings that have taken place in Manyabol over the last couple of days.

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02-Apr-2019 to 20:52

Sudan's Bashir: From stick to carrot tactics

APA-Sudan (Khartoum) — Switching from his stick to carrot tactics, Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir, has moved to appease his country's youth, urging his government to provide funds for projects targeting young people amid calls for new protests aimed at ending his thirty-year hold on power.

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