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South Africa’s Cricketers team up to support efforts to end the AIDS epidemic / At the Cricket World Cup 2015, cricketing champions show their commitment to raise awareness around HIV and break down stigma and discrimination

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Players and officials at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2015, being held in Australia and New Zealand, are raising awareness around HIV in efforts to eliminate discrimination and increase solidarity around ending the AIDS epidemic. Thirteen World Cup matches, including the final on […]

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DHL awarded International All Cargo Carrier of the year in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — DHL Aviation, a part of DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has secured the title of International All Cargo Carrier of the Year in Africa at the STAT Times’ International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on […]

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IMF Hosts Conference on “Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies” in Mauritius

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted on March 2, 2015, a conference titled, “Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies” in Balaclava, Turtle Bay, Mauritius. The Hon. Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, and David Lipton, First Deputy Managing […]

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On February 27, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Nigeria. Nigeria has a large and diverse economy that has achieved a decade of strong growth, averaging 6.8 percent a year, and now accounts for 35 percent […]

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Cabo Verde

PRAIA, Cape Verde, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Ulrich Jacoby, visited Cabo Verde from February 19-March 4, 2015, to conduct discussions on the 2015 Article IV Consultation. The mission met with the Minister of Finance and Planning Cristina Duarte, Central Bank Governor Joao Serra, […]

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IMF Staff Concludes Staff Visit to Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, March 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. George Tsibouris visited Antananarivo during February 18-March 4, 2015. It held discussions with the government on reforms aimed at addressing the macroeconomic pressures, accelerating growth, and achieving a durable reduction in poverty that could be supported by […]

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