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    28-Mar-2017 to 12:46

    Watering of Burkina dam to be completed in July

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The watering of the Samandeni dam, the third largest in Burkina Faso behind the Kompienga and Bagre, will be completed by July 2017, APA can report Tuesday.

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    28-Mar-2017 to 07:15

    Kenya’s inflation rate jumps to 9 percent due to drought

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Rising food prices due to the ongoing drought led to an overall inflation to 9 percent in February from 7 percent in January, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has disclosed.

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    27-Mar-2017 to 20:20

    Cameroon: CFA30bln to be raised for national air carrier bailout

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — A bank syndicate led by Ecobank-Cameroon, the local subsidiary of the pan-African banking group could raise CFA30 billion to bail out national air carrier Camair-Co, the airline announced on Monday.

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    27-Mar-2017 to 17:07

    Kenya: EIB grants €60m to connect millions to national power grid

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Kenya €60 million to connect 1.5 million households to the national electricity grid.

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    27-Mar-2017 to 16:48

    KLM airline resumes Freetown flights after two decades

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Dutch airline KLM has resumed flights to the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, after a 20-year absence, APA can report Monday.

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    26-Mar-2017 to 16:41

    Senegal mulls new state-of-the-art refinery

    APA - Saly Portudal, Mbour (Senegal) — Senegal could move towards the creation of a second generation refinery to enhance its petroleum products, Mr. Mamadou Faye Director General of the Senegalese Petroleum Company (PETROSEN) has suggested.

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    26-Mar-2017 to 14:43

    African Finance Ministers meeting postponed over row

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), slated for the Senegalese capital Dakar on Monday has been deferred to a later date, an official source revealed.

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