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13-Jan-2022 to 15:17

Uganda seeks shs12bn to renovate State House

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan government is raising 12bln shillings to renovate State House its seat of power, which is located in the city of Entebbe, APA has learnt on Thursday.

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13-Jan-2022 to 14:47

Kampala: Girl's death from FGM inspires award-winning app

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Could girls and women in Uganda receive the right services and support right when they need them while at risk of survived female genital circumcision (FGM)? This challenge led to a Ugandan team creating a mobile app to link FGM survivors and at-risk girls with services in real time.

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12-Jan-2022 to 13:24

Rwanda uses e-system to monitor school feeding scheme

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is looking to leverage on the School Data Management System (SDMS), to monitor the allocation of funding used for the school feeding programme, a senior government official revealed.

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12-Jan-2022 to 12:53

US donates over 200, 000 Pfizer vaccines to Mauritius

APA-Port Louis (Mauritius) — Some 203,580 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have been presented by the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius to the Mauritian authorities on Wednesday morning to beef up their campaign against the resurgent coronavirus.

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12-Jan-2022 to 12:29

UN funding offers educational lifeline to destitute Somalis

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Kadro Mostaf, an 11-year old female student from the remote village of Qeydar Edde in Southern Somalia is now daring to dream and ream big... of going to university and later build a large comfortable house for her family.

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12-Jan-2022 to 08:34

Rwanda allocates $38m for community-based projects around national parks

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government, in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), will implement community-based projects around three national parks, a statement obtained Wednesday in Kigali said.

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12-Jan-2022 to 08:10

Rebel forces recapture Alamata town, more areas

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has recaptured Alamata and Waja towns in Ethiopia’s Amhara region following fresh attacks it launched last week.

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