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Ethiopia: Work on increasing Bilateral trade ongoing

Ethiopia and Russia agreed to work more on boosting mutual investment and trade, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said recently after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. Ghebreyesus noted that regular political dialogue is maintained between the two countries which “helps to maintain relations on a regular basis.” The Ethiopian foreign minister […]

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Dr. Adadevoh NGO reaches 3,000 students

The Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust in partnership with Unilever Nigeria PLC recently distributed more than 58,000 bars of soap, 2,800 tubes of lotion, and 3,000 roll on deodorants to students in Lagos as part of their #ItStartsWithMe campaign. The campaign seeks to promote clean hands and encourage good hygiene among all Nigerians […]

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Zimbabwe: Optimistic on IMF’s funding since 20 years

Zimbabwe will present a financing programme to the International Monetary Fund by November this year after clearing its arrears, opening the door to receiving its first loan from the Fund in nearly two decades. The finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa told reporters that he was optimistic an IMF executive board would accept Zimbabwe’s plan to pay […]

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Egypt: Ride-hail companies enjoy growth

The Middle East and North Africa are relatively new markets for ride-hail companies like Uber and homegrown player Careem, but in the past year both companies have seen incredible growth across the region — specifically in Egypt. Jambu Palaniappan, Uber’s general manager of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa is confident that after Uber invested $250 […]

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Botswana: Partners lauded for Partnering middle-income Growth Status

Botswana’s international partners such as the European Union (EU) have made it possible for the nation to attain middle-income status within 50 years of independence. Speaking at the 12th Regional African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and EU (ACP-EU) meeting in Gaborone recently, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Gladys Kokorwe said this was possible […]