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Lockdown Starts Today In Rwanda As Grapples To Contain Third Wave of COVID-19

Lockdown Starts Today In Rwanda As Grapples To Contain Third Wave

Starting today, there will be no movement in the Rwandan Capital for a period of 10 days. This has come after the declaration of third wave in the country. This measure has been put to curb the spread of the virus in the country. It was announced on Thursday so that people can prepare for it as they should. This ...

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Rwanda Imposes Total Lockdown In Kigali As Covid-19 3rd Wave Sweeps Through The Country

Rwanda Imposes Total Lockdown In Kigali As Covid-19 3rd Wave Sweeps Through The Country

Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, has been placed under total lockdown for ten days, beginning July 17, as the country fights a devastating third wave that has seen fatalities rise in recent weeks. The measures will elapse on July 26. A total of 607 people have died as a result of the illness in Rwanda, with 74 others in critical condition. President ...

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Construction Of The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Is Underway – Ethiopian Envoy

Construction Of The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Is Underway – Ethiopian Envoy

The Ethiopian Embassy in Uganda recently reported that the construction and filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is in progress and on schedule. Her Excellence Ambassador Alemtsehay Meseret made the revelation as she virtually briefed media on the current developments in Ethiopia. She addressed the media while at her home in Kololo on July 9. GERD is a ...

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African Development Bank To Finance Gabon’s First Independent Hydropower Project

African Development Bank To Finance Gabon’s First Independent Hydro

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AFDB) has approved a €39 million loan to Gabon. This funding will be directed to the construction of Gabon’s first independent hydroelectric dam in Kinguele Aval. The package includes €20 million from the African Development Bank. In addition to that, €10 million from the Africa Growing Together Fund and €9 ...

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Jacob Zuma, Former South African President Spends First Night In Jail

Jacob Zuma, Former South African President Spends First Night In Jail

Former South African President Jacob Zuma turned himself in recently to serve his 15-month jail sentence according to officials. Prison authorities confirmed that Zuma has been admitted to start serving his sentence at Estcourt Correctional Centre. The facility is located in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal.It is the first time for a former president to be jailed in post-apartheid South ...

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