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US offers South Sudan $180m in aid to combat food crisis

Fighting has disrupted farming in South Sudan leading to nationwide food shortages and malnutrition Continue reading the main story The US is providing $180m (£107m) in emergency aid to help.

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IMF Approves $5-Billion Arrangement for Morocco Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a new 24-month arrangement for Morocco under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) in an amount equivalent to SDR.

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First Electrified Village in Mali by Akon- #AkonLightingAfrica

Senegalese-American singer Aliaune Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon, has launched an initiative to provide electricity to one million households in Africa by the end of 2014. The singer, who.

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Africa’s Richest Man Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Tony Elumelu, Others Raise $400 Million For Terror Victims

A group of Nigeria’s wealthiest businessmen on Thursday donated more than $400 million to support victims of terrorist attacks. Earlier this week, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan launched the Victims Support.

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World Bank Group Commits US$5 Billion to Boost Electricity Generation in Six African Countries

 WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014 – The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia,.

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U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2014   FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa   “[I]f.

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Africa Pushes For 15-years Extension Of US Trade Deal

With the US’s African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) due for renewal in 2015, African leaders at the on-going US-Africa Summit are pushing for the pact to be extended by.

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Earthquake Hits Parts of South Africa

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake has struck, six kilometres east of Orkney in the North West, the US Geological Survey said on its website on Tuesday. Roughly a minute-long tremor was.

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Ethiopia Govt Announces Salary Increament

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development on Saturday announced the details of the salary increment made for civil servants. Accordingly, the most paid government employees got 33 percent increase.

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Kenyan Governors, Senators in Tussle

THERE is no way governors will seat in county development board meetings as mere minute-taking secretaries while senators act as chairmen, Nandi Governor Cleophas Lagat has said. He said the.

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