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09-Aug-2019 to 09:58

Ethiopia, Nigeria to lead Sub-Saharan Africa in mobile subscribers

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia and Nigeria are projected to lead Sub-Saharan Africa in mobile subscribers by 2025.

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09-Aug-2019 to 09:50

Kenya house price slowdown persists

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — House prices in Kenya remained depressed during the second quarter of 2019, reflecting early signs of an emerging trend where negative prices have been recorded in two consecutive quarters, the Kenya Bankers Association(KBA) said on Friday.

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09-Aug-2019 to 09:16

How conscription is taking its toll on Eritrean education - Report

APA-Asmara (Eritrea) — Eritrea's use of secondary school to channel students into indefinite government service and its conscription of teachers subjects students and teachers to forced labor and physical abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Friday.

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08-Aug-2019 to 12:44

Ethiopia secures $20m in revenue from train services

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio-Djibouti Railway has secured more than $20 million in revenue from its freighter and passenger train services over the past eight months, director general of the railway corporation has said.

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08-Aug-2019 to 12:27

EU provides €50m to tackle drought in horn of Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Commission is mobilizing a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa.

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08-Aug-2019 to 12:09

Eritrea to host maiden U15 boys' regional tourney

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) have announced groups for the inaugural boys’ Under-15 tournament.

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07-Aug-2019 to 12:49

Kenya’s speaker of parliament throws out MP with five-month old son

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Presiding Speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly in Nairobi, Chris Omulele on Wednesday morning shocked the country when he ordered orderlies to throw out Kwale Woman representative, Zulekha Hassan for entering the chambers with her 5- month old son.

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