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More than 1,100 Ethiopian rebels arrested, killed: official

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Security forces in Ethiopia's Oromia regional state have killed or arrested more than 1,100 Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebels, an Ethiopian official said on...
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Bethel Dental Clinic is Official Dental partner of Black Stars

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA), is thrilled to announce Bethel Dental Clinic as the Official Dental partner of the Black Stars for a period...
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2.2 million Ethiopians displaced by conflict in northern region

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Conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray regional state has displaced 2.2 million people, an Ethiopian official said on Monday. "There are 2.2 million Internally Displaced People...
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2,900 Ethiopians arrested for suspected ties to rebel group

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An Ethiopian official on Thursday disclosed 2,900 people have been arrested suspected of having ties to a rebel group. Getachew Balcha, Communications...
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JUST IN: Gunmen kill 7, abduct 4 in northern Nigeria

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Authorities in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Tuesday said a group of unidentified gunmen attacked the Gbaja community in the state and killed...
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Over 300 students missing after gunmen attacked school in north Nigeria: Official

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A total of 333 students remained missing as of Sunday after the Friday night attack by gunmen on a secondary school in Katsina, a...
Wpid Money Growth

Increased Chinese investments in Zambia contributing to economic growth

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Chinese enterprises have contributed greatly to the growth of the economy in Kalulushi district in Zambia's Copperbelt province as a result of increased investment,...
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Ghana extends official election declaration timeline

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Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) Tuesday extended its timeline of declaring the 2020 presidential election results 24 hours after voting has ended. The...
Gunmen

7 killed in northwest Nigeria attack: official

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Seven people were killed early Sunday in a fresh attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kaduna, a government official said. ...
Covid

Compliance to COVID-19 protocols in Botswana’s second largest city stands at over 80pct: official

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Compliance levels to COVID-19 health protocols in Francistown, Botswana's second largest city, stands at over 80 percent, Godisang Radisigo, the city's mayor, said...
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Several Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military raid: official

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Several militants were killed by Nigerian troops in an air raid targeted at the hideouts of the Boko Haram group in Nigeria's northeast region,...
Two manchurian tiger cubs frolic at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

At least 50 people killed annually by wild animals in Tanzania: official

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At least 50 people in Tanzania are killed by wild animals annually, a senior official with Tanzania's wildlife authorities said on Monday. Mabula Nyanda, a...

Official: Asamoah Gyan back to Ghana Premier League

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Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities has signed Ghana's record goalscorer Asamoah "Baby Jet" Gyan on a one year deal. ...
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School attack in SW Cameroon committed by armed separatists – official

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Gunmen who opened fire Saturday on a private school in southwestern Cameroon were armed separatists active in the region since 2017, a government official...
military

Cameroon-Nigeria military cooperation steady: official

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A senior Nigerian military official said Wednesday that cooperation between the armed forces of Cameroon and Nigeria is developing steadily in a healthy and...
SUGAR

Ghanaian security agencies intercept suspected narcotic drugs concealed in imported sugar

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Security agencies in Ghana have intercepted 152.75 kilograms of suspected narcotic substances concealed in sugar imported from Brazil, an official confirmed here on Sunday. ...
A group of Nigerian Policemen deployed in Somalia as part of the African Union peacekeeping mission patrol in Beledweyne, Somalia, on December 14, 2019. - The rains have inundated big areas surrounding Beledweyne area forcing thousands of people to leave their houses and look for humanitarian assistance while living in displacement camps. Due to climate change and human activities, cycles of floods and droughts have become more recurrent and completely unpredictable in Somalia exposing hundreds of thousands of people every year to vulnerability and displacement. (Photo by LUIS TATO / AFP)

Senior UN official welcomes positive developments in Sudan, warns of tough road ahead

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UN Undersecretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Friday welcomed the recent positive developments in Sudan, and warned of tough tasks...
Staff unload Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

China has donated 2.9 million USD worth of medical supplies to Namibia in combating...

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Donations of medical supplies from China to Namibia against the COVID-19 pandemic are now roughly worth 50 million Namibian dollars (2.9 million U.S....
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Multilateralism important in solving global crises, says Ugandan official

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The world need to strengthen multilateralism in solving global crises instead of unilateralism preached by some powerful nations, Ugandan government spokesman has said. ...
Mining Arrest

UNICEF official in Lebanon warns of danger of illegal immigration

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Lebanon Yukie Mokuo warned of the danger of illegal immigration attempts by Lebanese children and...
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Ghanian official says China helps bolster Ghana’s COVID-19 fight

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Ghana's deputy minister for health Bernard Okoe Boye has applauded the role played by China in bolstering the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

BRICS stands for rules based on multilateralism: South African official

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BRICS stands for rules based on multilateralism and governance, South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said here on Wednesday. ...
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German official expects expanded China-Europe partnership

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Europe-China partnership should be "further fostered and expanded," Petra Sigmund, director general for Asia and the Pacific at Germany's Foreign Office, said Monday. ...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

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Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...
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Intelligence officer killed in explosion in Eastern Afghanistan – official

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An intelligence agency officer was killed and three others were wounded after a roadside bomb targeted a vehicle in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan's...
At Least Killed In Somalia Roadside Blast

10 pupils killed, 7 injured in school fire in Northwest Tanzania – official

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At least 10 pupils have been killed and seven others injured after a fire burnt a dormitory to ashes at a primary school in...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 6, injure 5 in northern Burundi: official

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At least six people were killed, five were injured on Thursday night in a gunmen's attack in northern Burundi, a local official said...
vaccine

China’s remarkable control of pandemic, efforts to develop vaccines help more countries, says Egyptian...

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China's remarkable control of the COVID-19 pandemic and its efforts to develop and produce vaccines will help more countries to protect their people, an...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Desert locust fight in Horn of Africa bearing fruits – FAO official

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Thursday that robust interventions rolled out by governments and donor agencies to fight...
Agriculture Produce

Cuban agriculture official says country bets on organic farming to increase national food production

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by Yosley Carrero Organic farming occupies a key position in the Cuban government's strategy to increase national food production, a high-ranking official at...