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07-Jan-2022 to 12:29

Ethiopia told to act against ethnic killings

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Human Rights Council Friday urged the government to act against perpetrators of ethnically-motivated attacks allegedly by the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) – Shene group.

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07-Jan-2022 to 12:10

Rwanda hotels shut down over Covid regulations

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has temporarily closed dozens of hotels and restaurants which have failed to observe COVID-19 preventive measures that were put in place to guide the hospitality industry, according to a statement obtained in Kigali on Friday.

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07-Jan-2022 to 11:55

Towards a cashless economy: Rwanda introduces smart meters for taxi motos

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Rwanda on Friday introduced the mandatory use of smart meters for all taxi-moto operators as part of a national drive to implement a cashless economy by 2024.

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07-Jan-2022 to 08:43

Proposed China military base in Eritrea ok'd

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Eritrea and China have signed various cooperation agreements including a deal allowing the Asian giant to establish a military base in the horn of Africa country.

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05-Jan-2022 to 19:43

2.3m-year-old animal fossils found in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 2.3 million-year-old fossils of numerous animals have been found along with stone tools in southern Ethiopia, researchers said on Wednesday.

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31-Dec-2021 to 18:18

Sudan: UN condemns looting of humanitarian aid

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Food and equipment storage sites in El Fasher, in the Sudanese region of Darfur, have been attacked and looted by armed groups active in the area.

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31-Dec-2021 to 18:09

Rwanda: Covid forces national prayer breakfast's postponement

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has postponed its national prayer breakfast which usually takes place in January, bringing together government officials, the private sector, and members of civil society to thank God for the country’s achievements over the past twelve months, given a new surge in COVID-19 cases.

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