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    09-Oct-2018 to 13:42

    Africa will not attain SGDs, Agenda 2063 without 'urgent climate actions'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa will not successfully implement the sustainable development agenda and it’s 50-year development plan, Agenda 2063, if urgent climate actions are not taken now, according to James Murombedzi, officer in charge of the Economic Commission for Africa’s African Climate Policy Center (ACPC).

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    05-Oct-2018 to 15:08

    African governments urged to integrate statistics, geospatial information

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Regional Committee of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in Africa (UN-GGIM: Africa) ended a meeting Thursday with experts urging African leaders to prioritize dialogues that need to take place to ensure national statistical, planning and mapping authorities collaborated effectively in the development of respective data infrastructures and systems on the continent.

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    05-Oct-2018 to 11:17

    Ethiopia: Year-on-year inflation falls to 12% in September

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation fell to 12 percent in September from 13.4 percent in August, the country’s Central Statistics Agency (CSA) announced on Friday.

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    03-Oct-2018 to 15:05

    African countries urge partners to support statistical development

    APA-Addis Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Eighth Meeting of the Forum on African Statistical Development (FASDev VIII) concluded on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, with member states calling on partners to increase financial support in line with priorities identified in their national strategies for the development of statistics across the African continent.

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    03-Oct-2018 to 10:28

    UN-GGIM: Africa: SDGs demand new data acquisition, integration approaches

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Fourth Session of the Regional Committee on the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Africa (UN-GGIM: Africa) which is underway in Addis Ababa with participants discussing sustainable development goals’ demands for new data acquisition and integration approaches to improve the availability, quality, timeliness and disaggregation of data.

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    02-Oct-2018 to 18:16

    Eritrea’s neighbours want UN sanctions lifted

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Foreign ministers of the Horn of Africa nations of Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia have united in their call to the United Nations to lift sanctions on neighbouring Eritrea.

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    02-Oct-2018 to 13:32

    ECA chief advocates AfCFTA, digital identity, among others

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, has been speaking on the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), digital identity, investment opportunities and strengthened partnerships.

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