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Kenyan parliament unanimously endorses Kenyatta-Odinga truce

NAIROBI, March 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Kenya's Parliament, at a joint session of the Senate and the National Assembly, has unanimously endorsed thes truce announced last Friday between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga.


Angola To Issue Treasury Bonds Totalling 656 Billion Kwanzas

LUANDA, March 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANGOP) -- Angolan President João Lourenço has authorised the issuance of Treasury bonds with a total value of 656.1 billion kwanzas (about 3.065 billion US dollars) with the aim of regularising the budget deficits carried over from previous General State Budgets.


Ethiopian inland container port a boon to shippers

ADDIS ABABA, March 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- More than 2,000 containers have been transported to the Modjjo Dry Port since it was linked to the newly inaugurated Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line two months ago.


Ghanaian govt trying to attract funding for water supply projects

ACCRA, March 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-GNA) -- Ghana's Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is actively engaging partners to set up a Ghana Water Enterprise Trust, an independent entity which will attract more funding to implement projects to provide safe, reliable and affordable water for all.


Kenyan govt to roll out fully-paid medical care package for elderly

NAIROBI, March 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- The Kenyan government is set to roll out a fully-paid medical coverage package for the elderly under its Inua Jamii programme to be launched in April this year, says Labour Cabinet Secretary (Minister) Ukur Yattani.


UK's accusation of nerve agent attack "completely unacceptable" - Russia

NEW YORK, March 15 (Bernama) -- The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzya said Wednesday that Britain's accusation that Moscow is responsible for a nerve agent attack is "completely unacceptable," China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Albanian police seize 686 kg of cannabis from house

TIRANA, March 15 (Bernama) -- Albanian police Wednesday seized 686 kg of cannabis from a house in the village of Bulgarec in Korca, southeast Albania, China's Xinhua news agency reported.