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APRNEWS : EU and four member countries to provide over 1 bln euros for climate adaptation in Africa -official

APRNEWS - He added the four members are France, Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark and other countries can join.

The sum is a starting point, he said.

Timmermans also said the EU will provide 60 million euros for loss and damage and will present ideas today on how to take loss and damage negotiations forward.

Source : reuters africa


APRNEWS : Tunisian opposition politician barred from travel

APRNEWS - Fadel Abdel Kefi, the head of the Afek Tounes party, said police stopped him at Carthage international airport and prevented him travelling, but without any judicial warrant.

The move comes a day after police started investigating a domestic journalist over an article critical of the prime minister and in the run-up to legislative elections that Saied's opponents have decried as undemocratic.


APRNEWS : Artemis I mission takes flight in historic leap forward for NASA’s moon program

APRNEWS - The towering, 322-foot-tall (98-meter-tall) Space Launch System, or SLS, rocket lit its engines at 1:47 a.m. ET. It emitted up to 9 million pounds (4.1 million kilograms) of thrust to haul itself off the launchpad in Florida and into the air, streaking vibrantly across the night sky.


APRNEWS - Nigeria Air project unstoppable – Sirika

APRNEWS - Speaking, the minister revealed that aviation stakeholders and unions had more than enough time to participate in the process rather than wait till the project reached a substantial point to engage in legal suit to stall the project.

Sirika revealed that he personally engaged indigenous carriers to participate in the project including Air Peace, but they turned down the invitation stating that he wasn’t formal in his approach.


APRNEWS : Portugal line up Ronaldo, other top players against Nigeria before Ghana clash

APRNEWS - Ghana stopped Nigeria from qualifying for the World Cup, but the Portuguese believe the Super Eagles and Black Stars have similar pattern of play, hence, the quest to experience the Eagles in a friendly in Lisbon.

Coach Fernando Santos named his final squad for Qatar on Thursday, with superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, listed for his fifth World Cup, a feat previously held by only four players.


APRNEWS - DR Congo : Over 110,000 People Living In Villages Captured By M23 Rebels

APRNEWS - There are over 110,000 people living in villages currently under the occupation of the March 23 (M23) rebels in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. 

Some 110,128 people are at risk of being subjected to violence, including torture, forced recruitment, looting of houses and shops, theft of goods and cattle as well as other human rights abuses, according to the organization.


APRNEWS - Camwater : DG condemns agents' complicity in scams that are reaching 'worrisome proportions'.

APRNEWS - "In order to put an end to this scourge, commits all Camwater personnel and especially those committed to the development, operation, monitoring and security of distribution units, with greater rigor, self-sacrifice and professionalism. (…) In general, each of Camwater's personnel must feel obliged to contribute to the fight against the gangrene that is drinking water fraud. (…) In any case, all offenders expose themselves to disciplinary and financial sanctions without prejudice to legal proceedings, in the event of proven involvement…”, prescr


APRNEWS : China's COVID frustrations spark unrest in Guangzhou as cases rise

APRNEWS - Among the latest outbreaks in China, Guangzhou's is the largest, with new daily infections of COVID-19 topping 5,000 for the first time and fuelling speculation that localised lockdowns could widen.

Videos widely shared on Twitter showed noisy scenes in Guangzhou's Haizhu district of people charging down streets and remonstrating with white hazmat-suit-clad workers.



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