10-Apr-2017 to 17:12

Sudan to open new camps for S/Sudan refugees

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The government of West Kordofan in the south of Sudan and UNHCR have agreed to set up two camps to shelter more than 100,000 refugees, who fled South Sudan to the Sudanese border states.

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05-Apr-2017 to 15:40

AFDB approves $253m loan for Kenya-Uganda highway upgrade

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved $253 million in loans to fund the upgrading of the 118 km road connecting Uganda and Kenya.

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04-Apr-2017 to 20:17

Mozambique doctors threaten to down tools

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — More than 200 Mozambican doctors working in different health units of the country’s northern Province of Nampula have threatened to go on strike. Expressing dissatisfaction and complaining of a lack of motivation in their work, the doctors' grievances include delays in the payment of overtime and cuts in fringe benefits.

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31-Mar-2017 to 18:49

Cameroon electricity sector receives CFA8.5 billion from OPEC

APA – Douala (Cameroon) — The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development (OFID) has just approved a CFA8.45 billion funding for an electrification project in Cameroon.

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30-Mar-2017 to 18:14

Chad’s social project for peace gets CFA15bln largesse

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — A two-year project to strengthen resilience and peaceful cohabitation in Chad has been launched in the capital Ndjamena, jointly funded by the European Union and Germany to the tune of CFA15 billion.

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21-Mar-2017 to 20:11

Gambia and Senegal look to improve joint historical heritage

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — History and Culture experts from The Gambia and Senegal have been meeting in the Gambian capital Banjul on Tuesday to review and improve the management plan of the Senegambia stone circles, some of the oldest and most significant historical sites in West Africa.

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14-Mar-2017 to 12:40

Senegal earmarks CFA300b for next phase of rural development scheme

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An estimated CFA 300 billion is being earmarked to implement the second phase of Senegal’s Community Development Emergency Program (PUDC) due to be expedited from August 2017, government daily Le Soleil quoted Prime Minister Mahammad Boun Abdallah Dionne as saying.

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