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    21-Feb-2018 to 11:09

    Concerns over Kenya’s mounting debt levels

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Following last week’s decision by global credit rating Moody's to downgrade Kenya's credit rating to B2 from B1 owing to rising debt levels and deterioration, local and international agencies are worried about the country’s mounting debt levels.

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    20-Feb-2018 to 11:59

    Morocco: $49.8b worth of construction underway

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — There are more than 200 active construction projects in Morocco with a combined estimated value of USD 49.8 billion, according to the BNC Network for The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2018.

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    19-Feb-2018 to 11:08

    Libyans commemorate the anniversary of February revolution

    APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Libyan people celebrated on Saturday 17 February, the 7th anniversary of the Libyan uprising on 17 February 2011 that toppled Muammar Quaddafi, and got him killed on 20th October 2011.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 09:24

    AU PSC members elected by consensus

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — At the 30th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, the Executive Council of Ministers, on 26 January 2018, elected 10 new members for a two-year term to the Peace and Security Council (PSC).

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    12-Feb-2018 to 10:33

    Nepad and the battle for the soul of the African Union By Liesl Louw-Vaudran

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia was one of the first to speak at the Nepad orientation committee meeting on the sidelines of the recent African Union (AU) summit. He said that although his country supports the AU reforms proposed by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Algeria is against scrapping Nepad. Algeria was one of the founding members of Nepad.

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    31-Jan-2018 to 13:00

    Car-washing in Dakar: Well-paid but undervalued

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In addition to the traffic jams they trigger in all corners of Dakar, the many vehicles in circulation in the Senegalese capital have encouraged the emergence of a new informal sector job - car washing.

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    27-Jan-2018 to 14:05

    When taps run dry in Cape Town

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — What happens to a major city of millions of residents when they suddenly realise that their water taps are just about to run dry due to prolonged drought?

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