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15-Aug-2019 to 21:37

Japan contributes $3m to Ethiopia elections budget

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Japanese government has reached an agreement with UNDP to provide $3 million to the multi-partner program called Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS).

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:23

Uganda reports upsurge in malaria cases

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is an upsurge in malaria cases in the country, which began in June this year.

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:16

Ethiopian team jets off to All-Africa games in Morocco

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia gave a farewell ceremony to the national team leaving for the 12th All-Africa Games, which will take place from 19 to 31 August 2019 in Rabat, Morocco.

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15-Aug-2019 to 20:24

Ugandan national tapped to be UNAids boss

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima as the new UNAids executive director.

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15-Aug-2019 to 20:07

Kenya okays green bonds to raise $48.45 million

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the issuance of the country’s first unlisted green bond that seeks to raise 5 billion shillings ($48.45 million).

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15-Aug-2019 to 19:55

Ethiopia, FBI forge counterterrorism alliance

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have entered into an alliance to tackle terrorism in the horn of Africa region.

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15-Aug-2019 to 11:56

Sub-Saharan African economies more vulnerable due to debts-Moody’s

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — While most Sub-Saharan African sovereigns plan to consolidate their budgets to stabilise debt, they are now more vulnerable to potential negative economic and financing because they are in a weaker fiscal position than five years ago, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Thursday.

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