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    • Liberia draws huge investment pledge from UAE

      APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The visit by Liberian President George Weah, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun to bear fruits as the government and private investors in that middle-eastern state have un...

    • Africa Climate Change Week opens in Accra

      APA-Accra (Ghana) — Africa’s Climate Change Week has been opened in Accra with Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo saying Ghana was committed to fighting climate change challenges.

    • Senegalese Diaspora wants ministry for migratory affairs

      APA-Dakar-(Senegal) By Oumou Khary Fall — The international organization for the defense, assistance and integration of migrants has called for the creation of a ministry for migratory affairs in Senegal.

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    20-Mar-2017 to 15:02

    Kenya: 63 percent of households connected to power grid

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — 63 percent of Kenyan households are connected to the national electricity grid to date through an ongoing government-led national electrification programmes funded by the World Bank, Kenya Power Company disclosed on Monday.

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    20-Mar-2017 to 12:32

    Kagame challenges African envoys to chase win-win deals

    APA-Kigali(Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame has challenged African envoys based in China to pursue win-win partnerships as they engage with the rest of the world to facilitate the continent’s quest for development.

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    20-Mar-2017 to 11:54

    W/Bank announces record $57b for Sub-Saharan Africa

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Monday announced a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years.

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    20-Mar-2017 to 10:49

    Closure of Botswana copper mine weighs down on mining industry

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The closure of Botswana’s oldest copper mine, BCL, last year has pushed the country's copper production to zero since the last quarter of 2016, Statistics Botswana said on Monday.

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    20-Mar-2017 to 09:19

    Botswana to hike power tariffs from April

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) announced on Monday that the government has approved the structure and adjustment to electricity tariffs for the various customer categories effective 1 April.

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    18-Mar-2017 to 16:57

    Rwanda, China set out new areas of cooperation

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to step up bilateral cooperation by outlining new areas of partnership.

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    18-Mar-2017 to 14:58

    S/Africa’s One-Stop Shop makes doing business easier - Investors

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Investors have lauded the launch of the Invest South Africa One Stop Shop (Invest SA OSS), saying it will go a long way in easing the way business is done in the country.

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