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    14-Feb-2018 to 17:53

    Moody’s downgrades Kenya’s credit rating due to debt levels

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the issuer rating of Kenya to B2 from B1 and assigned a stable outlook, due to rising debt levels and worsening debt affordability.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 17:47

    Seven killed in Ethiopia clashes

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in clashes between protesters and anti-riot police in the Ethiopia’s Oromia State, a state official in the region told journalists on Wednesday.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 13:27

    Mozambique issues ‘Orange Alert’ in drought stricken areas

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Disaster Management Technical Commission (CTGC) of the Mozambican government's has issued an orange alert, only one step from the maximum state of disaster readiness, which is a red alert, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 13:09

    Mozambique approves plan for professional education

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Cabinet has approved the Strategic Plan for Vocational Education (2018-2024), an instrument that essentially aims to create conditions to meet the growing challenges that the country's labour market faces.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 12:31

    Uganda: Smuggled sugar blamed for crumbling sugar industry

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde, has said the smuggling of duty-free sugar from Kenya is hurting Uganda's sugar industry.

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    13-Feb-2018 to 19:09

    Ugandan Central Bank further cuts lending rate

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Central Bank of Uganda has lowered its benchmark lending rate for the month of February to 9 percent about 50 basis points lower than that of January which was 9.5 percent.

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    13-Feb-2018 to 18:10

    Four Congolese drown while fleeing to Uganda

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The UN refugee agency UNHCR Tuesday said it is shocked by reports of four Congolese refugees feared to have drowned after their boat capsized on Lake Albert as they tried to flee to Uganda.

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