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    • Nigerian bourse trades 1.169bn shares worth over $48m

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total turnover of 1.169 billion shares worth N14.762 billion (about $48.4 million) were traded in 14,554 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange...

    • Nigeria's broadband penetration hits 31%

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian broadband penetration has hit 30.9 percent, surpassing the 30 percent recorded before November 2018, according to the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan.

    • ECOWAS urges implementation of free movement

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on member states to domesticate and effectively implement the protocol on the free movement of goods and persons t...


    05-Nov-2018 to 09:18

    Austria bankrolls Mozambique water, sanitation programme

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Austrian government has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund to support the construction of multi-use water systems powered by solar energy in rural Mozambique, APA learnt here on Monday.

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    02-Nov-2018 to 15:54

    Kenya dismayed by China rhino horn U-turn

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Friday said it has received news of the decision by China to reverse her ban on trade in rhino horns and tiger bones with consternation.

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    29-Oct-2018 to 14:28

    Botswana puts ban on use of plastic carrier bags on hold

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Monday postponed indefinitely a ban on the use of plastic carrier bags that was set to become effective on 1 November.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 12:52

    Kenya’s conservation efforts recognized at CITES meeting

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s conservation efforts in the last couple of years have paid off with a United Nations organization’s meeting approving its exit from a group of countries with global concern on wildlife trafficking, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) disclosed on Friday.

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    11-Oct-2018 to 19:17

    Kenya: First Lady joins leaders to save African elephants

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday shared the stage with African presidents and British royals to advocate for the protection of elephants in Africa.

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    10-Oct-2018 to 11:02

    Kenya: First Lady in London for key wildlife conference

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Tuesday arrived in the United Kingdom to attend the fourth London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT).

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    09-Oct-2018 to 13:42

    Africa will not attain SGDs, Agenda 2063 without 'urgent climate actions'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa will not successfully implement the sustainable development agenda and it’s 50-year development plan, Agenda 2063, if urgent climate actions are not taken now, according to James Murombedzi, officer in charge of the Economic Commission for Africa’s African Climate Policy Center (ACPC).

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