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17-Apr-2021 to 10:57

Ethiopia rubbishes Tigray deaths from hunger reports

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s National Disaster Risk Management Commission has dismissed reports that 150 people have died from hunger in the state of Tigray.

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16-Apr-2021 to 17:49

West, Central Africa brace for hunger

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — More than 31 million people in West and Central Africa could face the pangs of hunger during the June-August 2021 lean season, the World Food Programme (WFP) warns.

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14-Apr-2021 to 09:30

Ivorian First Lady prays for peace

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — First Lady Dominique Ouattara, on Tuesday, prayed for peace in Cote d’Ivoire at the Parish of Our Lady of Tenderness in Cocody (East of Abidjan).

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13-Apr-2021 to 17:05

I/Coast gov't vows to provide sustainable jobs

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The new Ivorian Minister of Employment and Social Protection, Adama Kamara, on Tuesday during a handover ceremony promised to guarantee to a greater number of people “a decent and sustainable job” and a “viable social protection.”

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13-Apr-2021 to 16:58

Some 34 people drown off Djibouti-IOM

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 34 people have drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.

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12-Apr-2021 to 22:00

Severe fuel shortage hits Ethiopian capital

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A severe fuel shortage has hit Ethiopia resulting in long queues at petrol stations in Addis Ababa and other major cities.

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09-Apr-2021 to 18:48

Senegal creates commission to investigate March riots

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The entity that is meant to be “independent and impartial” will work to restore the truth and pinpoint responsibility after the violent protests that rocked the country in March 2021.

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