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16-Aug-2019 to 21:36

Ethiopia's banking giant reaps over $639m in profit

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) said it has earned over $639 million gross profit during the past Ethiopian fiscal year which ended on July 7,2019.

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16-Aug-2019 to 21:25

One fatality reported in Rwanda tanker explosion

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) - — At least one person was killed early Friday morning after an overturned petrol tanker exploded in Nyamasheke, a district about 240 Km from Kigali in southwestern Rwanda, a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed to APA.

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15-Aug-2019 to 22:07

Ethiopia moves to regulate trade in pluses, cotton

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia has decided that trading of all pluses and other commodities should be only through the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) as part of curbing the growing contraband business.

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:37

Japan contributes $3m to Ethiopia elections budget

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Japanese government has reached an agreement with UNDP to provide $3 million to the multi-partner program called Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS).

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:23

Uganda reports upsurge in malaria cases

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is an upsurge in malaria cases in the country, which began in June this year.

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:16

Ethiopian team jets off to All-Africa games in Morocco

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia gave a farewell ceremony to the national team leaving for the 12th All-Africa Games, which will take place from 19 to 31 August 2019 in Rabat, Morocco.

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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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