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14-Nov-2019 to 22:57

Kenya: Equity Bank diaspora remittances hits $979 million mark

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s regional bank Equity Bank’s diaspora remittance volumes hit 100 billion shillings ($979 million) in the nine months to September, helping to boost the lender's forex trading income to 2.84 billion shillings ($19 million) during the period.

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14-Nov-2019 to 21:23

Kagame meets visiting tennis star Sharapova

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The high-profile female tennis star Maria Sharapova who is in Rwanda for tourism purpose has met President Paul Kagame, an official source confirmed Thursday in Kigali

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14-Nov-2019 to 21:04

Rwandan fraud trial: Prosecutor seeks preventive detention for ex-minister

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Prosecution on Thursday implored the Primary Court of Nyarugenge in Kigali city to remand the former Minister of Sports and Culture, Robert Bayigamba who is facing property-related fraud charges on 30 days preventive detention.

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14-Nov-2019 to 20:12

Ethiopia, USAID launch $63m health information systems project

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday launched a new five-year USAID Digital Health Project to further strengthen the country's health systems.

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14-Nov-2019 to 19:18

Nairobi Summit resolves to empower women and girls

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) came to a close in Nairobi on Thursday with a strong resolve to eradicate vices that have retarded women and girls empowerment across the globe.

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14-Nov-2019 to 18:31

Ethiopia to charge 68 'coup suspects'

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Federal Attorney General has told journalists in Addis Ababa on Thursday that it has finalised preparations to file a lawsuit against 68 people on suspicion of participating in an abortive coup attempt and subsequent killings in June this year.

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14-Nov-2019 to 18:01

Kenya and Somalia agree to normalise relations

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya and Somalia on Thursday agreed to normalise bilateral relations, starting with the restoration of the issuance of travel visas on arrival for citizens of the two nations.

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