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Translating SDGs into African languages

Ntiokam Divine. Photo©Africa RenewalAs Ntiokam Divine from Cameroon sees it, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are high-sounding concepts crafted in the specialised parlance of development experts.

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African Union to launch e-passport in July

File photo©ReutersThe African Union will launch an electronic passport (e-passport) at its next summit in July as it prepares for a unified travel document for the continent.

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China firms to fund Congo hydro power plant to lift mining output

ReutersChina's Sinohydro and China Railway Group will finance a $660 million hydroelectric plant in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo which is being built to reduce the copper-mining region's power deficit.

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DRC: Will Kabila stay or go?

DRC President, Joseph Kabila. Photo©TUTONDELE MIANKEN/AFPAs the DRC's economy begins to struggle, the country's political debate is focused on elections that must take place by November and the constitution's presidential term limits. It seems impossible to meet that deadline, but President Kabila is not letting on about how he will play the crisis.

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DRC mining sector sheds 3,000 direct jobs since 2015

Photo©Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPADemocratic Republic of Congo's mining sector has lost at least 3,000 direct and 10,000 subcontractor jobs since commodity prices began to tumble last year, the chamber of mines said on Tuesday.

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Second budget cut for Congo Republic as oil price fall bites

File photo©ReutersCongo Republic's government is proposing to cut spending in the current 2016 budget by around 9 percent, repeating a similar mid-year revision made last year as low oil prices cut into revenues, the communications minister said.

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