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18-May-2017 to 15:23

Ethiopia earns over $164m from electricity sale

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia earned more than $164 million from the sale electric power over the past 10 months, the country’s Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity announced on Thursday.

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18-May-2017 to 13:31

Mozambique gets $6m AfDB funding for women’s empowerment

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has invested $6 million in projects aimed at empowering women in Mozambique, APA can report on Thursday.

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18-May-2017 to 13:16

Netherlands could resume budget support for Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders says the Netherlands would decide in the next two weeks to resume direct budget support to Mozambique, suspended over the discovery of a debt scandal amounting to $2 billion in the southern African nation, APA can report on Thursday.

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18-May-2017 to 12:54

S/African minister urges youth to choose tourism as career

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There is a need for South African youth to understand that tourism is a career of choice with numerous opportunities available locally and internationally, South Africa’s deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe has said.

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18-May-2017 to 12:43

Ethiopia hosts 2017 Africa Regional Forum on sustainable development

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on sustainable development is underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the theme: “Ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth and prosperity for all.”

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18-May-2017 to 12:43

Ocean economy to contribute billions to S/Africa's GDP - Zuma

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has said his government will implement ocean economy projects, which are expected to contribute more than US$1.53 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2019.

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18-May-2017 to 11:55

Burkina Faso gets $450m IDB loan to finance several projects

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $450 million loan to Burkina Faso as part of the 2017-2019 cooperation agreement framework, APA learned Thursday from the ministry of Economy and Finance.

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