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    27-Nov-2018 to 17:17

    Make Africa’s infrastructure competitive, Zimbabwe minister urges counterparts

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa needs to unite and work hard to reverse colonial infrastructure systems which promoted the extraction of profitable agricultural and mineral wealth for export at the expense of local communities and the continent, Zimbabwe’s Transport and Infrastructural Development and Transport Minister, Joel Biggie Matiza said Tuesday.

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    26-Nov-2018 to 10:58

    ECA, partners meet for Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The two-day event kick off on Monday in Nairobi, Kenya, with focus on the priorities and challenges of establishing a sustainable blue economy and its contribution to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including maritime safety and security.

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    24-Nov-2018 to 14:44

    East Africa to strengthen regional integration through free trade

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Fourteen east African countries have agreed to promote regional integration through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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    22-Nov-2018 to 15:25

    Regional cooperation in East Africa set to tackle energy insecurity

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — East African countries in partnership with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Thursday launched the Energy Security Policy Framework in Kigali, Rwanda, in a bid to help East African communities tackle the increasing energy insecurity across the region.

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    21-Nov-2018 to 14:06

    East Africa fastest growing region in Africa - ECA official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — With an average GDP growth rate of 6.7% between 2013 and 2017 - double the African average - East Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the world, accompanied by rapid social improvements.

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    21-Nov-2018 to 10:55

    AfDB approves $123M grant for Ethiopia’s Transformation Programme

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Monday approved additional resources for Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme in the form of a $123 million dollars grant.

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    21-Nov-2018 to 10:44

    Rwanda’s Finance Minister calls on Africa to speedily ratify AfCFTA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 22nd meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts of the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa (ICE 2018) opened in Kigali Tuesday with Rwanda’s Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Uzziel Ndagijimana, urging African countries to speedily ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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