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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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28-Jan-2023 to 10:34

Kenyan gov't secures 3,900 acres for affordable housing

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least 3,900 acres of land has been secured for the construction of affordable houses across the country.

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24-Jan-2023 to 12:23

Guinea massacre trial hears conflicting testimonies from ex junta members

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — After Toumba Diakite’s testimony, the former strongman of Conakry recently rewound the film of the day he almost lost his life.

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23-Jan-2023 to 18:20

EU pledges €102.5m in humanitarian funding to Lake Chad region

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — The EU Commission has allocated €102.5 million in relief aid to help vulnerable communities in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in the Lake Chad region.

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21-Jan-2023 to 14:24

Innovative relief project offers hope in Madagascar

APA-Antananarivo (Madagascar) — Focusing on remote Androy and Anosy regions – some four hours’ drive from the capital, Antananarivo - WFP's Rapid Rural Transformation initiative delivers solar-powered hubs, a sustainable water source and digital health check-ups, in partnership with the government.

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20-Jan-2023 to 09:09

Rwandan journalist dies in road accident

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Journalist and human rights activist John Williams Ntwali died in a road accident earlier this week, the Rwanda National Police (RNP) confirmed Friday.

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19-Jan-2023 to 10:27

Congolese refugees petition int'l community over 'genocide'

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Congolese refugees in the region have petitioned the United Nations Security Council and multiple countries over human rights violations targeted at Tutsi communities in eastern DR Congo, in a letter obtained by APA Thursday in Kigali.

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