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25-Sep-2020 to 12:36

S/Africa: Train infrastructure vandals arrested

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Cabinet on Friday welcomed the arrests of suspects in Johannesburg and Cape Town whose vandalism has crippled the two cities’ commuter trains, thereby rendering 1.2 million daily passengers stranded for affordable transport to their work places.

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24-Sep-2020 to 23:58

Benin Terminal takes delivery of new gantries

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Benin Terminal, the Port de Cotonou container terminal's main operator has taken delivery of two new gantries which will serve to improve the productivity of the facility, boost the country’s competitiveness and bolster trade in West Africa, a statement shared with APA on Thursday revealed.

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24-Sep-2020 to 21:13

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Victoria Falls

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines on Thursday announced the resumption on October 6th of its flights to Victoria Falls, one of Africa’s most spectacular natural sites.

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24-Sep-2020 to 17:38

AfDB injects €4m into Niger’s Disaster Risk Management Programme

APA - Niamey (Niger) — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB)yesterday approved a 4.8-million-euro grant, representing over 3 billion CFA francs to Niger, for the implementation of its Africa Disaster Risk Management Financing Programme (ADRiFi).

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19-Sep-2020 to 18:01

Rwanda gets $150m World Bank loan to develop energy sector

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The World Bank and the Rwandan government have signed a funding deal worth 150 million U.S. dollars toward the East African nation's affordable energy ambitions, an official statement by the bank obtained by APA Saturday in Kigali said.

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18-Sep-2020 to 18:47

Rwanda's economic growth drop by 12.4% due to Covid-19 outbreak

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) decreased by 12.4% in second quarter 2020 especially to the outbreak of COVID-19, the National Institute of Statistics revealed Friday.

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14-Sep-2020 to 17:27

Ethiopia introduces new currency notes with enhanced security features

APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Monday introduced new currency notes, with enhanced security features and other distinctive elements.

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