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Mozambique: World Bank Loans for Agriculture

The Executive Board of the World Bank on 25 April approved two credits for a total of $150 million to improve Mozambique’s agricultural performance. The loans are intended “to boost


Uganda: Govt Creates U.S.$12.4 MIllion Fund for Unemployed Graduates

“President Yoweri Museveni is concerned about the high rate of unemployment among graduates churned out of Uganda’s universities.” The remarks were made last week by finance state minister Matia Kasaija

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Nigeria: ‘Many dead in Boko Haram raid’ in Borno state

Fifty-five people have been killed in the north-east of Nigeria in co-ordinated attacks by the Boko Haram militant group, the Nigerian army says. It said 105 prisoners were freed in


Congo: Pakistani UN peacekeeper killed in ambush

A Pakistani UN peacekeeper has been killed in an ambush in Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN has said A UN convoy was attacked by unidentified assailants in the eastern

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Robert Mugabe ‘donkey’ jibe – Solomon Madzore detained

Zimbabwe’s authorities have ignored a court ruling to free an activist accused of calling President Robert Mugabe a “limping donkey” at an election rally, his lawyer says. Charles Kwaramba said