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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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    02-Oct-2018 to 13:18

    Data revolution essential to support Africa’s development - Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The success of the sustainable development agenda calls for a data revolution to support Africa’s developmental endeavors at all levels, Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome said on Monday.

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    28-Sep-2018 to 18:30

    Egypt-Ethiopia dam talks deadlocked again

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Negotiations between Addis Ababa and Cairo have failed once again after Egypt rejected a proposal by Ethiopia on the filling of the reservoir of its controversial dam.

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    26-Sep-2018 to 11:20

    Ethiopia to build airport city of international standard

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to build an airport city that could accommodate 80 million passengers annually around the town of Bishoftu, in the outskirts of Addis Ababa.

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    25-Sep-2018 to 11:42

    Experts urge central Africa govts to coordinate funding for industrialization

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — From Chad to the Democratic Republic of Congo, the economies of Central Africa must fully industrialize to survive.

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    24-Sep-2018 to 09:50

    AfCFTA will support Africa’s industrial exports - ECA Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a unique and timely opportunity for the continent and offers more benefits than other trading arrangements with regions outside the continent, said Andrew Mold, acting Director of UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Eastern Africa.

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    20-Sep-2018 to 14:47

    45,000+ African children die annually due to air pollution - US EPA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) estimates that over 45,000 African children under the age of 5 die annually due to air pollution, one of the highest regional child mortality rates in the world.

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