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07-Mar-2019 to 00:45

Passengers in Rwanda affected by Kenya airport strike

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — All flights by Rwanda national carrier RwandaAir to Nairobi (Kenya) were affected in the early hours of Wednesday following a strike by workers at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya.

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07-Mar-2019 to 00:01

New South African tech firm sets up shop in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Technology firm, MACmobile a provider of purpose-built and adaptable end-to-end cloud-based Fast-Moving Consumer Goods(FMCG) value chain solutions and platforms has opened an office in Kenya to support its existing customers and to grow its base in East Africa.

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06-Mar-2019 to 16:34

South Sudanese leader resumes ‘peace tour’

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has resumed his so-called peace tour of the greater Bahr al Ghzal region in the west of the country.

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06-Mar-2019 to 16:31

Kenya’s super-rich buy new homes as market softens

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s super-rich are buying more luxury homes in the country, signaling bargain-hunting as prices for trophy houses soften, according to data compiled for The Wealth Report 2019.

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06-Mar-2019 to 16:23

Uganda to host regional Ebola co-ordination center

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Wednesday released $500,000 from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support the creation of a regional common logistics services staging area in Entebbe, Uganda, to strengthen Ebola readiness and response in the region.

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06-Mar-2019 to 16:09

South Sudan: New textbooks for landmark school curriculum

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan is poised for Thursday’s launch of new textbooks for its freshly minted school curriculum, a statement from the Education ministry said on Tuesday.

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06-Mar-2019 to 15:55

Rwanda: Three suspected smugglers shot dead

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three suspected smugglers of used clothes have been shot dead in the Rwandan district of Rubavu, close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed to APA on Wednesday.

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