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UNHCR outraged at killing of 100 civilians in Niger attacks, hundreds flee on foot

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, condemns in the strongest terms the twin attacks in western Niger that killed at least 100 people, inj... Read More


Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (3 January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- LILONGWE, Malawi, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- New Cases: 132 Total confirmed cases: 6844 Total Active cases: 750 Total recovered: 5715 (5 new) Lost to follow-up: 108 Outcome un... Read More


MSF provides care in post-election attacks in Bangassou, CAR

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- On Sunday 3 January, the coalition of non-state armed groups attacked and took control of Bangassou, a town in the southeast of the ... Read More


Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (04 January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- LILONGWE, Malawi, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- New cases: 91 Total active cases: 837 Lost to follow-up: 108 Total number of tests conducted: 88,153 (408 new) Total confirmed case... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (04 January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- 106 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 3,315 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 96,908 the number of ... Read More


Coronavirus - Nigeria: COVID-19 case update (3rd January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- ABUJA, Nigeria, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- 917 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; FCT-222 Lagos-214 Kaduna-119 Plateau-92 Nasarawa-50 Oyo-41 Adamawa-33 Ondo-32 Abia-28 Ogu... Read More


Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 Update (3rd January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- HARARE, Zimbabwe, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- As at 03 January 2021, Zimbabwe had 15 265 confirmed cases, including 11 574 recoveries and 380 deaths. Distributed by APO Group on be... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (3 January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- 124 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 2,855 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 96,802 the number of ... Read More


Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia, expanding its leadership in Africa

Dakar, Jan. 4 -- ADAMA, Ethiopia, January 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- The company will deliver 29 SG 3.4-132 wind turbines to state-owned utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) for the Assela project; the 1... Read More


Coronavirus - Zambia: COVID-19 update (2 January 2021)

Dakar, Jan. 3 -- LUSAKA, Zambia, January 3, 2021/APO Group/ -- Cumulative cases: 21,230 Total recoveries: 18,942 COVID-19 deaths: 134 COVID-19 associated deaths: 258 Total deaths: 392 Active case... Read More