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Accepted: Peter Kuwani (right) and his running mate Archibald Kalawang’oma

Malawi electoral body approves 9 presidential candidates

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has approved nine out of ten candidates who presented their nomination papers earlier in the month to battle for the...
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Dina Lohan Ex Gives Approves of her new Boyfriend

The 'Celebrity Big Brother' housemate revealed on the show she had been romancing someone she had never met, or even spoken to on FaceTime,...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Tanzania’s Lawmakers Agrees to Convert 5 Game Reserves to National Parks

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday approved the upgrading of five game reserves to national parks. The approval, made in the capital Dodoma, brought to 22...
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Tanzanian parliament approves bill designed to remove withholding tax for small-scale miners

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday endorsed a bill designed to remove payment of withholding tax of 5 percent by small-scale miners in the nation. The bill...
drones for medical delivery

Ghana’s parliament approves deal for drone technology for medical delivery

Ghana's Parliament on Tuesday approved a deal that will allow the use of Unarmed Aerial Vehicles, known ordinarily as drones, for medical delivery. ...

Cabinet okays cost for building 10 fishing harbours

The Government has approved $235 million dollars for the construction of 10 Coastal Fishing Harbours and Landing Sites, as part of its vision to...
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World Bank approves financing for Ghana’s land reforms

The World Bank group has approved a 35 million U.S. dollars financing to support Ghana's land administration project, a release from the country office...

South African cabinet approves amended convention on nuclear material protection

The South African cabinet has approved the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), it was announced on Thursday. The...
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World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
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AfDB endorses US$20 million for Liberia’s SMEs

The African Development Bank has approved US$ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia. The loan, approved by the...
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AfDB Approves Funds for On-grid IPP Solar Power Procurement Deal

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $1.5-million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to...
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Buhari approves new security measures to curb killings

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in...
Photo taken on Dec. 21, 2015 shows the sign of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing, capital of China. [Photo/Xinhua]

AIIB membership up to 86 as it approves more applications

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced Wednesday that its board of governors has adopted resolutions approving applications from Papua New Guinea and Kenya...
IMF

IMF approves further US$191 million in support funding for Ghana

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on Monday a further 191 Million US Dollars as part of its three-year support program to government of...

Chad parliament approves new constitution

May Day in France: scattered unions, united far-right Read more Macron looks to closer ties with Australia Read...
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Angola’s ruling party approved candidacy of new leader

Angola's ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) approved on Friday the candidacy of President Joao Lourenco for the party's presidency, in...
SMEs

FAPA gives approval to three projects to boost Africa’s SME development

Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government...
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AfDB okays US$50 Million for Africa’s Trade Finance Market

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a US $50-million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement for Commerzbank...
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GETFund’s 2018 Disbursement Formula Gets Parliamentary Approval

Parliament on Wednesday approved the formula for sharing the GH¢924 million of the Ghana Education Trust (GETFund) for the 2018 fiscal year. Out of the...
Hunger Report

AfDB approves new project to fight hunger in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a new project aimed at transforming Africa's agriculture, a researcher said on Monday. Kenton Dashell, the International Institute...
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AfDB Group Signs Facility for Tunisia’s Road Project

The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of €112 million to help finance the North-East Road Connectivity Support...

AfDB Okays €72 million Facility for Tunisia’s Digital Capability

The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of €71.56 million to support the implementation of ‘Digital Tunisia 2020’ National...
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AfDB Gives US$ 25 million to ZNBS

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US$ 25 million in Kwacha equivalent to Zambia National Building...
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AfDB Group Okays Two Loans for Côte d’Ivoire’s Aviation Industry

A €253m Public-private partnership program for aircraft purchase, jobs and training The AfDB Group's Board of Directors has approved a total AfDB loan of €98.06...

AfDB Endorses 2016-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change

The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, approved the Africa Thriving and Resilient: The Bank...
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AfDB Okays US$ 3 million Facility for Sierra Leone

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a line of credit (LOC) of US$ 3 million (synthetic local currency...
Chinese medical staffs help native African at a hospital in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone. (Photo by Zhang Jianbo from People’s Daily)

CFDA Endorses Domestically Developed Ebola Vaccine

China has approved a domestically developed Ebola vaccine, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) said on October 19. The approval makes China the...
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AfDB Fund Board Okays Credit Enhancement Facility for the Private Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), approved on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Abidjan credit risk participations in eight loans...
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Bank Group Accepts 2nd Monitoring Report on SA Medupi Power Project

The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved on September 6, 2017 the recommendations of the Second Monitoring Report of the...
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AfDB Approves Credit Facility for Africa’s Industrialization

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a private sector multi-currency line of credit of US$ 100 million...

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