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28-Jan-2019 to 19:08

Benin secures CFA10bln Kuwaiti loan for potable water

APA-Cotonou (Bénin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The government of Benin and the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development on Monday signed a CFA10billion loan agreement meant for financing a project to strengthen drinking water supply systems in the cities of Boukoumbe (North), Cove and Zagnanado (Center).

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:29

AfDB reviews eSwatini’s development strategies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A delegation of 10 Executive Directors (EDs) from the African Development Bank will be on a three-day stakeholder consultation mission in eSwatini over the period 27-30 January 2019.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:26

Uganda secures French loans for water, sanitation

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda and France have signed two loan agreements worth 270 million Euros to finance water and sanitation projects in Greater Kampala and parts of the country’s southwest.

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25-Jan-2019 to 13:25

Ethiopia: Syrian refugees banned from begging on streets

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopia Immigration, Citizenship and Vital Registration Agency has banned Syrian refugees from begging on the streets of the capital Addis Ababa due to security concern.

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25-Jan-2019 to 13:21

Uganda police arrests Kenyan national over illegal entry

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda Police is holding a 26 year old Kenyan national identified as Munene Martin on charges of illegal entry into Uganda.

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24-Jan-2019 to 18:42

Museveni challenges WFP on refugees

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has told the World Food Programme to empower refugees with vocational skills than can help them secure employment in the urban areas rather than support them to go into production which is a potential area of conflict with host communities.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:26

ECOWAS launches "50 million women speak platform" project in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — In a bid to boost gender equity in Liberia, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection Wednesday launched the “50 Million Women Speak Platform” Project aimed at improving their access to information and financing.

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