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Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya - Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday at a summit in Nairobi.

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Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

NAIROBI, Kenya - The UN urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential.

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Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The African Union is looking to identify ways in which African artists and the African Union, through the Citizen's Diaspora Directorate's facilitation, can collaborate and add value to ongoing continental initiatives.

25 Aug 2016