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25-Jul-2022 to 13:48

Ethiopia collects $4.2b in remittances in one year

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopians living abroad sent $4.2 billion in remittance in the just concluded Ethiopian fiscal year, the Ethiopian Diaspora Service (EDS) has announced.

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21-Jul-2022 to 09:55

Malaria in Africa: Historic funding to expand roll-out of first-ever vaccine

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed the launch by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, of the landmark opportunity for countries to apply for funding to introduce, or further roll-out, the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine in Africa.

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21-Jul-2022 to 00:14

Sudan lifts border blockade on neighboring Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudan has opened the Gallabat crossing point to neighboring Ethiopia after months of blockade due to tension over their common border, APA can report on Thursday.

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19-Jul-2022 to 19:37

AfDB intervenes over Africa's rising food prices, inflation

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Tuesday said its Board of Directors has approved 24, fast-track programs to help Africa mitigate rising food prices and inflation caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine, climate change, and the Covid-19 pandemic.

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19-Jul-2022 to 18:41

USAID chief to visit drought-stricken East Africa

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — USAID official Samantha Power is set to East Africa, a region where an unprecedented drought is pushing millions to the brink of starvation and where food insecurity is being further exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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19-Jul-2022 to 17:57

AU's 2023 budget at $654.8m

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 41st Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council has approved the organisation’s 2023 spending budget to be $654.8 million.

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19-Jul-2022 to 17:49

Nigeria and Gabon champion biodiversity conservation using traditional knowledge

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The governments of Nigeria and Gabon have underscored the need to dramatically increase financing for the expansion and improved management of protected areas in Africa as a global resource critical for all people.

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