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Kenya Implements the International Monetary Fund’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

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African Development Bank urges power sector to capitalize on women’s capabilities

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Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) aiming to become Africa’s premier think tank, Vera Songwe...

Speaking at a retreat of African permanent representatives based in Addis Ababa, Ms. Songwe said most African countries were facing similar issues in an...

AfDB Calls For Bridging Of Africa’s Capital, Bankable Projects

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) says there is the need to bridge the gap between Africa’s available capital and bankable projects since it requires...

MTN Uganda and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

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