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    • Nigeria inaugurates committee on coal roadmap

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has inaugurated a 13-man committee to develop a robust road map of coal assets.

    • US supports Mozambique HIV/AIDS fight

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United States Government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided $500,000 to Mozambique's National AIDS Council (CNCS) for the strengthening of...

    • SEC extends multiple subscription deadline

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended the forbearance deadline for shareholders with multiple accounts to Dec. 31, 2019 from Dec. 31, 2018 for more investors to...

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    15-Nov-2018 to 10:52

    Land reforms will adhere to S/A’s constitution - Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the European Union his country’s land reforms would conform to the rule of law when the current discussions on the issue are over.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 12:10

    Kenya to host music in Africa conference

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Delegates from 50 African countries will gather in Nairobi on Thursday for the second Music in Africa Conference for Collaboration, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES).

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    12-Nov-2018 to 18:52

    EU announces €4.5bln for Kenya projects

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Union (EU) and its 19 member states on Monday announced that they will invest 519 billion shillings (4.5 billion euros) on development projects in Kenya over the next five years.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 15:39

    Sierra Leone tightens issuance of drivers’ license

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — As part of efforts to make its roads safer, Sierra Leone has announced stringent measures making it hard to get drivers licensed.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 11:44

    S/Africa: AfDB’s urges banks to speed up women-owned businesses funding

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Banks operating in Africa have been urged to accelerate funding for women-owned businesses or risk limited lending from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the institution has warned.

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    07-Nov-2018 to 18:48

    Dakar hosts demographic dividend meeting Monday

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A high-level meeting on "Demographic Dividend and Empowerment of Women and Girls" takes place from 12 to 13 November 2018 in Dakar.

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    06-Nov-2018 to 16:55

    Botswana under fire over refugee deportations

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Namibian refugees on Tuesday accused Botswana of using clandestine means to deport them to their country of origin despite a court order interdicting the government from doing so.

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