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28-May-2019 to 18:10

Nile Basin Initiative picks new director from Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The secretariat of the Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat has appointed Sudanese professor Seifeldin Hamad Abdalla as its next Executive Director, replacing engineer Innocent Ntabana of Rwanda.

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17-May-2019 to 08:12

Four IGAD nations, one common development agenda

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Four member states of the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) namely Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti and South Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to implement Djibouti-Addis Ababa-Juba-Kampala infrastructure development project.

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13-May-2019 to 05:54

AU assesses eSwatini’s suitability for AfCFTA Secretariat

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A high-level delegation from the African Union (AU) has completed a three-day assessment to check if eSwatini is suitable to host the secretariat for the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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17-Apr-2019 to 21:48

Morocco elected to lead Africa sustainable development forum

APA-Marrakech (Morocco) — Morocco, in the person of its Secretary of State for Sustainable Development, Nezha El Ouafi, was elected Wednesday in Marrakech, chair of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.

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11-Apr-2019 to 18:53

Sub-Saharan bloc set for renaissance

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) is set to hold an extraordinary summit in N'Djamena on Saturday to revive its activities, APA learned Thursday at the opening of a meeting of experts to prepare for the Council of Ministers meeting.

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11-Apr-2019 to 05:32

Nissan invests over $200m in S/African car plant

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday praised Japanese automotive giant Nissan’s US$214 million investment into its Rosslyn car plant in the capital Pretoria.

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08-Apr-2019 to 14:06

S/African gov't unease about Brexit impact on trade with EU

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa's sugar and automotive trade with the 27 member states of the European Union is a matter of concern for the ruling African National Congress should Britain leaves the union on Friday as scheduled, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.

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