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Rwanda eyes over $96 million from tea exports in 2019-2020

The government of Rwanda is expecting to earn 93 billion Rwandan francs ($96.5 million) from the export of 34,000 tons of tea in 2019-2020. Rwanda earned $90.5 million from tea exports in 2018, a 7.4 percent increase from 2017. Over the same period, coffee accounted for $68.7 million worth of exports, up 7.2 percent from […]

Ghana inks $2.6 billion Agreement for a Sky train project

Ghana inks $2.6 billion Agreement for a Sky train project

Ghana has signed a $2.6 billion Concession Agreement with South African firm African Investment SkyTrain Consortium to construct a world-class mass transport system in the city of Accra. The MOU was signed on Monday on the sidelines of the ongoing Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg, South Africa. The deal was signed in the presence […]

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Uganda and DR Congo to build cross-border roads

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi and his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni have signed an agreement to increase trade and investment between the two Great Lakes Region countries. President Tshisekedi, who is visiting Uganda for the first time to attend the first ever Uganda-Congo Trade Forum, and his host jointly addressed a press […]

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Ivanka Trump Hails Morocco’s King Leadership on Critical Issue

Ivanka Trump, daughter and senior advisor to the US President, has praised the leadership of King Mohammed VI on critical issues such as peace and security in the Middle East, as well as to ensure peace, stability and development for Africa. In a joint press release issued Friday following the three-day visit paid to Morocco […]

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Indian Ocean’s most stable democracy goes to polls

Voting began Thursday in Mauritius where citizens are voting for a new parliament and a new Prime Minister who will govern the Indian ocean island nation for the next five years. Nearly a million voters are registered for Thursday’s elections for 62 seats in parliament. Mauritius follows a Westminster-style electoral system where voters directly elect […]

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Ivanka Trump in Morocco to promote Women’s Initiative

White House adviser Ivanka Trump has arrived in Morocco on Wednesday to promote women’s economic empowerment. Ivanka who is also President Donald Trump’s daughter was welcomed by Princess Lalla Meryem. The white House adviser is visiting Morocco to promote the US government’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, which she spearheads. The Women’s Global Development […]

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Sahara: King Mohammed VI Reaffirms Rabat’s Attachment to Political, Realistic & Consensual Solution

King Mohammed VI has renewed Morocco’s determination to continue to work honestly and in good faith to achieve a political, realistic, practical and consensual solution based on the UN-led exclusive political process and the relevant Security Council resolutions. In a speech made on Wednesday on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Green March, […]

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Burkina Faso seeks 10 billion FCFA on WAEMU Capital Market

Burkina Faso is planning to mobilize 10 billion FCFA in the public securities market of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). The operation should be launched this Wednesday, November 6, says UMOA-Securities in an information note. WAEMU is an organization whose mission is to bring about the economic integration of the member states […]

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Ahmed El Khalil’s case very soon before the International Criminal Court

The case of missing Polisario member Ahmed El Khalil is being taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva. French lawyer and author Hubert Seillan declares he is to take the action. According to Maghreb Arab Press, El Khalil’s family asked the French lawyer to take on the […]

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Ghana to build a new commercial port next year

In Ghana, physical work is expected to begin on the Keta Port and Harbor project by December 2019, local media reported. According to the Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority, Micheal Luguje, several works have been done already. The project according to the GPHA boss will be funded largely by the private […]

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