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    14-May-2018 to 19:33

    AfCFTA: Consumer spending to hit $1.4 trillion by 2020 - Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — With the implementation of the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Africa will have a combined GDP of $3 billion annually as consumer spending is forecast to hit $1.4 trillion by 2020, African Union Commission Official said.

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    14-May-2018 to 17:44

    Africa: Illegal transfers 'incur $100b yearly losses'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Experts have called for combined forces to stem the illicit movement of money and capital from one country to another amid revelations that illicit financial flows from Africa were stifling the continent’s development progress.

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    11-May-2018 to 18:12

    Africa needs $1.2trillion yearly for Agenda 2063 - ECA boss

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa needs up to $1.2 trillion additional finance every year to achieve Agenda 2063 of its union and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, UNECA Chief announced on Friday.

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    11-May-2018 to 13:18

    Ethiopian Airlines, Air Côte d’Ivoire enter into a code-share agreement

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines and Air Côte d’Ivoire have entered into a code-share agreement that comes into effect this month.

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    11-May-2018 to 13:01

    African Finance ministers meet in Addis Ababa on AfCFTA

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development opened Friday at the United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the theme: “The African Continental Free Trade Area - Create a fiscal space for employment and economic diversification.”

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    11-May-2018 to 12:38

    Sudan: Releases 1,400 Ethiopian prisoners in the country

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Sudanese government has released 1,400 Ethiopians who were held prisoners in various detention centers in the country.

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    10-May-2018 to 09:26

    AUC Chief expresses concern over US withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed deep concern at the decision of the United States Government to unilaterally withdraw from the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) on the Iran nuclear programme and reimpose sanctions on Iran.

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