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2012-02-27 12:10:47 OFID Loans Govt U.S.$30 Million to Build Dam [Sudan Tribune] Khartoum - The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) signed yesterday a loan agreement with Sudan in the amount of $30 million that will be used to build a dam on Atabarah river.

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Tuesday, 09-23-14, 8:43NUDP Restructuring Gathers Steam[Cameroon Tribune]After a period of interruption, officials of the National Union for Democracy and Progress, NUDP, party of Bello Bouba Maigari, on September 8, 2014, started organising holding grassroots elections. Officials say the local polls will also be used to carry out a massive membership drive to give more life to the party.
Tuesday, 09-23-14, 8:35Zim Turns to Botswana[The Herald]ZIMBABWE have continued their efforts to convince the Confederation of African Football to consider their bid to stage the 2017 African Cup of Nations with the country yesterday sounding out another neighbour -- Botswana - on the possibility of co-hosting the event.Just a week after their northern neighbours Zambia turned them down, the Zimbabwe bid committee have now taken their case to Botswana and are hoping to woo them into agreeing on a possible double act between Harare and Gaborone.
Tuesday, 09-23-14, 6:31We Killed Shekau in Nigeria - Cameroon[Vanguard]Abuja -Nigeria and Cameroon were, yesterday, locked in an arguement over who killed Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and where he was killed.
Tuesday, 09-23-14, 4:24Rail, Road Logistic Platforms Highlighted[ANGOP]Luanda -The rail, road logistic platforms play a key role in national and regional development focused on promotion of long-distance transport, especially linked to international traffic component, said Monday the director general of National Shippers Council.
Tuesday, 09-23-14, 3:38Governor Recommends Creation of Interlocutors Within Population[ANGOP]Luanda -The governor of Luanda province, Graciano Domingos, Monday asked the administrators to create interlocutors in the communities to ensure communication between administrations and residents.

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