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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...

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    12-Jul-2017 to 17:31

    Cameroon’s 21st movie fest kicks off Saturday

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The 21st edition of the "Les Ecrans Noirs" film festival kicks off simultaneously in the Cameroonian cities of Yaounde and Douala on Friday, its organizers say.

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    14-May-2017 to 13:36

    17 mummies discovered in Egypt’s labyrinth

    APA - Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummified figures in labyrinths in the central province of Menya.

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    12-May-2017 to 08:15

    US army band to perform across Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Four United States Airmen from the US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) band will be in Botswana from May 13 to 17, performing in some schools in the tourism resort town of Kasane in northern Botswana, APA learnt here Friday.

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    29-Apr-2017 to 13:35

    S/African superstar Johnny Clegg retires after world tour - Manager

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Having spent nearly four decades in the music industry‚ South Africa’s iconic singer Johnny Clegg is retiring to focus on writing his memoirs, and to spend more time with his family, his manager Roddy Quin has said.

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    24-Apr-2017 to 10:35

    Africa Culture Days to launch first edition in September

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The first edition of Africa Culture Days, an event aimed at highlighting and promoting African cultural and creative industries, will be launched in September.

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    22-Apr-2017 to 14:11

    Rwanda: Business to pay royalties to local musicians

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Businesses and establishments that play local music will from July this year be required to pay royalties to artistes for use of their artistic creations, as government moves to enforce the 2009 intellectual property law.

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    18-Apr-2017 to 09:37

    Sierra Leone organizes National Kite Flying Day

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s National Tourist Board (NTB) hopes to use kite flying to boost the tourism indystry, an official said Monday.

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