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Sport-Australia warns missing African athletes to comply with visas

May 15 (Reuters) – Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Tuesday that a group of African athletes who went missing during the Commonwealth Games must give themselves up or face being deported.

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Rwanda’s inflation rises to 1.7 percent in April

KIGALI, May 10 (Reuters) – Rwanda’s year-on-year inflation
rose to 1.7 percent in April from 0.9 percent in March, the
statistics office said on Thursday.
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African Markets – Factors to watch on May 9

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market
moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday.
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GLOBAL MARKETS
Crude oil prices jumped back to near 3 1/2-year highs on
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In Rwanda, children urge royal Meghan to keep helping poor

KIGALI, May 8 (Reuters) – As U.S. actress Meghan Markle, a
former ambassador for charity World Vision, prepares to marry
Prince Harry, children she met in Rwanda sent goodwill messages
and urged her to keep helping the poor once she joins Britain’s
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Landslides kill 18 in Rwanda, death toll at 200 since January

KIGALI, May 7 (Reuters) – Landslides caused by heavy rains
killed at least 18 people in Rwanda’s Northern and Western
province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January
to more than 200, a government official said.

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CORRECTED-Rwanda to sell ten-year T-bond this month- central bank

KIGALI, May 7 (Reuters) – Rwanda will sell a ten-year
Treasury bond worth 10 billion Rwandan francs (11.52 million)
this month to fund infrastructure projects, the central bank
said on its website.

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BRIEF-Fitch Affirms Rwanda At ‘B+’ Outlook Stable

* FITCH AFFIRMS RWANDA AT ‘B+’; OUTLOOK STABLE
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CORRECTED-Rwanda plans to boost spending by 15.5 pct in 2018/19

KIGALI, April 30 (Reuters) – Rwanda plans to increase
government spending by 15.5 percent in the 2018/19 fiscal year
to 2.44 trillion Rwandan francs ($2.81 billion), its finance
minister said on Monday.

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Five likely mass graves found in Congo borderlands – UN

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 26 (Reuters) -
U nited Nations investigators have discovered five probable mass
grave sites in eastern Congo’s Ituri province where an outbreak
of ethnic violence has killed at least 263 people, a U.N.
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Hong Kong lawmakers push for UK-style anti-slavery law

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Hong
Kong should introduce a law that will stamp out human
trafficking and stop illegal profits passing through the
financial hub, a lawmaker who is spearheading an anti-slavery
campaign has urged.

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