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15-Aug-2019 to 20:24

Ugandan national tapped to be UNAids boss

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima as the new UNAids executive director.

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15-Aug-2019 to 20:07

Kenya okays green bonds to raise $48.45 million

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of the country’s first unlisted green bond that seeks to raise 5 billion shillings ($48.45 million).

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15-Aug-2019 to 19:55

Ethiopia, FBI forge counterterrorism alliance

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have entered into an alliance to tackle terrorism in the horn of Africa region.

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15-Aug-2019 to 11:56

Sub-Saharan African economies more vulnerable due to debts-Moody’s

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — While most Sub-Saharan African sovereigns plan to consolidate their budgets to stabilise debt, they are now more vulnerable to potential negative economic and financing because they are in a weaker fiscal position than five years ago, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Thursday.

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14-Aug-2019 to 21:27

Kagame, Angolan envoy talk Great Lakes security

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Angolan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel Domingos Augusto has held talks with Rwandan president Paul Kagame in Kigali, as the two countries seek to revive efforts to promote peace and security through the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

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14-Aug-2019 to 18:39

Nine Rwandans sue Uganda over abduction, deportation

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of nine Rwandans on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Ugandan government at the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) seeking compensation for alleged arbitrary arrest, detention and torture.

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14-Aug-2019 to 18:28

Kenya urged to institute policies on water recycling

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The country’s leading water and energy solutions company Davis & Shirtliff is calling on the Kenyan government to establish policies that will encourage water recycling in the country to ensure the sustainability of the country’s scarce water resources.

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