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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...


    12-Apr-2018 to 19:38

    Burkina eyes 45pc energy access by 2020

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The ambition of the Burkinabe government is to raise the electricity access rate from 20 percent currently to 45 percent by 2020, Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba said in Ouagadougou on Thursday.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 19:18

    Ouagadougou to host UN youth leaders summit

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, will host a summit of the Young Leaders of the United Nations on May 21, a communiqué from the weekly cabinet meeting said on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2018 to 16:16

    Burkina coup trial postponed again

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The trial of the suspected author of the September 2015 failed coup in Burkina Faso scheduled to resume Friday has been moved to 9 May.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 18:46

    Burkina: Three presidents named as witnesses in coup trial

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Three West African regional leaders have been named as potential witnesses in Burkina Faso’s abortive coup trial.

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    22-Mar-2018 to 19:49

    Burkina coup trial suspended again

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The next hearing of Burkina Faso’s coup trial which resumed on Wednesday has been suspended again on Thursday.

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    16-Mar-2018 to 12:59

    Burkina Faso: France donates 16.5b for education sector

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — France has donated 16.5 billion CFA francs to Burkina Faso to strengthen the country's education sector.

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    15-Mar-2018 to 16:02

    Burkinabe law scholar to head UN mission in New Caledonia

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe constitutional scholar, Professor Augustin Loada, has been contracted by the United Nations to help solve the electoral and constitutional issues in New Caledonia, APA learns Thursday from a media source.

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