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Nigeria: Agric Company Assists Bauchi Farmers With Seeds, Training

Olam Nigeria Ltd

Kano — An agricultural company, Olam Nigeria Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme with the aim of boosting Sesame farming and improving the production of the crop in the state, the company's manager, Mr. Adamu Bello, has said.

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Uganda: Govt to Connect Seven Rural Towns to Electricity

Uganda: Govt to Connect Seven Rural Towns to Electricity

Government is set to connect 5,000 people in seven rural growth centers where there is low access to electricity and connectivity.However, the project will only be implemented, if parliament approves a loan request by government amounting to US$10m (Sh24b) from the OPEC fund for international development.

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Tanzania: Isles Can Explore for Oil On Its Own

Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda

Dodoma — Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda clarified on Thursday on the differences of opinion between the Zanzibar government and Tanzania Mainland over oil and natural gas explorations, saying that there was no problem in the removal of oil-related matters from the Union.

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East Africa: Atomic Energy to Be Used for Cancer Treatment

East Africa: Atomic Energy to Be Used for Cancer Treatment

KENYA will use atomic energy as part of the government's efforts to meet the rising energy demands.The revelation came at the 23rd African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research working group meeting in Mombasa yesterday that brought together close to 100 participants from the region.

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