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02-Feb-2019 to 16:44

Ethiopia joins Africa free trade area

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Council of Ministers on Saturday approved Ethiopia’s membership to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

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02-Feb-2019 to 16:01

Kagame takes over as EAC chair

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — East African Community leaders have lauded the regional body for the role it has played towards improving the economies of member countries.

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02-Feb-2019 to 15:46

CAR rivals strike peace deal in Khartoum

APA-Sudan-Khartoum — Protagonists to the crisis in the Central Africa Republic have reached a peace deal in Khartoum, according to the African Union on Saturday.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:51

Political solutions key to tackling illegal arms, illicit finance - Ethiopian PM

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Viable political solutions can be a better way to control and end the ever-increasing influx of illegal arms trafficking and illicit financial transaction in the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:05

Ethiopian PM briefs MPs on national issues

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on Friday briefed members of the House of People’s Representatives (Parliament) on current national political, social, and economic issues.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:04

South Sudan launches National Pension Fund

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan has launched its so-called National Pension Fund for civil servants after retirement.

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02-Feb-2019 to 09:19

AU to honour Haile Selassie with statue

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has finalized preparations to unveil a commemorative statue of late emperor Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa, a spokesman of the Ethiopian government said on Friday.

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