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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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    06-Dec-2018 to 18:30

    18 perish in Guinea highway collision

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Amadou Sadjo Diallo — A collision between a truck and a minibus on the Mamou-Faranah highway in Guinea has killed 18 people.

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    28-Nov-2018 to 16:21

    Uganda: National mourning for boat disaster victims

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan government has declared Friday 30th November 2018 as a day of national mourning for the people that perished in a boat accident on Lake Victoria last Saturday.

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    23-Nov-2018 to 14:12

    Finnish national feared dead as plane crashes in southern Zimbabwe

    APA-Masvingo (Zimbabwe) — Three people, one of them believed to be a Finland national, are feared dead after a Cessna light aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Zimbabwe’s southern Masvingo province, state media reported on Friday.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 06:54

    Zimbabwe horror bus accident claims 47 lives

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Some 47 people perished on Wednesday night following a head-on collision in northeastern Zimbabwe involving two long distance buses.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 05:54

    Over 400 buffaloes drown in Botswana’s Chobe River

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — More than 400 buffaloes drowned in the Chobe River in western Botswana during the past week, the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism announced on Wednesday.

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    29-Oct-2018 to 08:49

    S/Africa sends condolences after USA synagogue tragedy

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday sent condolences to his United States counterpart Donald Trump following a shooting incident that left 11 elderly Jewish Americans dead at a Pittsburgh synagogue in Pennsylvania state over the weekend.

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    16-Oct-2018 to 18:00

    Morocco train derails, six killed, 86 injured

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A passenger train has derailed about 20 km north of the Moroccan capital Rabat, killing six people and injuring 86, the National Railways Office (ONCF) confirmed.

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