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03-Mar-2020 to 08:26

Sierra Leone assumes seat on UN Statistical Commission

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone on Monday assumed it's seat in the for the first time ever, the country's statistical agency announced.

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01-Mar-2020 to 11:54

Rwanda receives colonial administration records on mining from Belgium

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Belgium Embassy in Kigali on Saturday handed over to Rwanda a 10,000 page-archive of the colonial period on mining sector, an diplomatic source revealed in Kigali.

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01-Mar-2020 to 11:12

Ethiopia expresses disappointment over US statement on controversial dam

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia has expressed disappointment over the statement issued by the United States Department of Treasury on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) released on 28 February 2020 a following a meeting in which Ethiopia did not participate.

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29-Feb-2020 to 12:01

Ethiopia gets over $30m USAID grant to boost election board

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday announced a $30.4 million grant to Ethiopian election board.

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28-Feb-2020 to 12:05

Guinea: AU recalls observers 48 hours before elections

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat announced in a statement published Friday on his website, the recall of the mission sent to Guinea to observe the legislative elections and referendum scheduled for Sunday, March 1.

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28-Feb-2020 to 10:18

Botswana calls for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi late Thursday told his Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa that Gaborone is fully behind the stance by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that all sanctions imposed on Harare be lifted.

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27-Feb-2020 to 22:31

South Korea announces $27.6 m financial aid to Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Korea on Thursday announced a total of $27.6 million financial assistance to Ethiopia’s socio-economic development activities.

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