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By Ruud Elmendorp NAIROBI - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened on Wednesday the second phase of his flagship infrastructure project:...

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Forum on Strengthening Public Sector in Africa Underway

A public financial management forum aimed at strengthening public sector accounting in Africa is underway in Addis Ababa. Opening the session, African...

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Top Investment Banks Provide Billions to Expand Fossil Fuel Industry

The world’s largest investment banks have provided more than $700bn of financing for the fossil fuel companies most aggressively expanding in new coal, oil...

Ethiopia Determined to Open up Logistics Sector to Foreign Investors

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Ethiopia Expands Modern Mining Operations

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Kenyan Plane Crashes with 55 people

A Kenyan plane operated by Silverstone Air company off the runway during takeoff, skidding into trees and leaving nine people injured on Friday morning....

Ethiopia’s PM Dr Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize of 2019 was awarded to Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia “for his efforts to achieve peace and international...

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