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    • Air transport contributes 0.4 percent to Kenya’s GDP

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Air transport, together with support services, contributed 0.4 percent of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), translating into a turnover of $232.79 million last year, President...

    • Kenya hosts UNCTAD African e commerce forum

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Key findings from assessments of what African countries need to do to benefit from e-commerce and the digital economy were at the center of discussions on Monday at the first minis...

    • WHO endorses Kenya’s Universal Health Coverage plan

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday endorsed Kenya’s ambitious Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme, whose pilot phase President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to launch in K...


    09-Aug-2018 to 18:22

    Kenya to establish special zones for livestock export

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Thursday announced plans to establish 50 special zones, technically known as feedlots, for production of livestock for the export market.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 14:45

    Cameroon’s cocoa exports slump

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon's cocoa exports are estimated at 223,413 tons in July 2018, against to 249,573 tons in the same period last year, according to the figures released Tuesday by the National Coffee and Cocoa Board (NCCB).

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    07-Aug-2018 to 05:35

    S/African farmers group closely monitoring gov’t plans to land grab

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa's largest organised farmers' body (Agri South Africa) has said that it will keep an eye on the ruling African National Congress's plans to target 139 farms in test cases for expropriation without compensation, APA has learnt.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 18:43

    Rwanda moves to better farmers' income

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda will focus on land intensification as a strategy to increase production and farmers’ incomes, the Agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 12:21

    S/Africa’s ruling party to amend land ownership law

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the ruling African National Congress had resolved to change the state Constitution to make clear the conditions under which land in the country can be “expropriated without compensation.”

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    28-Jul-2018 to 14:59

    AfDB disquiet over Mozambique’s agric infrastructure deficit

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) considered the infrastructure deficit in Mozambique as "serious", a scenario that undermines the development of the agricultural chain in the country, APA can report on Saturday.

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    25-Jul-2018 to 17:30

    Morocco enjoys bumper harvest

    APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The final results of the 2017-2018 cereal season, based on field harvest yield measurements, show an exceptional harvest of 103 million quintals, which exceeds that of the previous season by 7.3 percent.

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