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Children dying of Ebola at unprecedented rate in Congo -health ministry

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Oct 28 (Reuters) -
C hildren in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying from
Ebola at an unprecedented rate due largely to poor sanitary
practices at clinics run by traditional healers, the health
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UPDATE 1-Soccer-FIFA approves prize money increase for 2019 Women’s World Cup

KIGALI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from $15 million to $30 million starting with next year’s edition in France, president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday, though critics immediately said the increa… Continue reading

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UPDATE 4-Soccer-FIFA set up task force over new tournament plans

KIGALI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, avoiding a damaging split with UEFA over the controversial proposals.

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REFILE-Soccer-FIFA approves prize money increase for 2019 Women’s World Cup

KIGALI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from $15 million to $30 million starting with next year’s edition in France, president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday, though critics immediately said the increa… Continue reading

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Soccer-FIFA rejects La Liga plans to play Barcelona game in U.S.

Oct 26 (Reuters) – La Liga’s plans to host the Girona versus Barcelona domestic league game in the United States in January hit another stumbling block when soccer’s world governing body FIFA said on Friday it opposed the idea.

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Soccer-FIFA set up task force over new tournament plans

KIGALI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, a member of the FIFA Council told Reuters after a meeting on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Kenya’s ARM Cement creditors approve sale of assets to cut debt

NAIROBI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Creditors of Kenya’s ARM Cement
, once the country’s second-largest cement maker but
which has been in administration since August, approved on
Tuesday the sale of a subsidiary or assets to reduce its debt of
$190 million.

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FEATURE-Young entrepreneurs lend glamour to African agriculture

ROME, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In a
long-sleeved shirt and jeans, expertly navigating eastern
Rwanda’s bumpy back roads in a white four-wheel drive, Dieudonne
Twahirwa looks nothing like the stereotypical African farmer.

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UPDATE 1-Bank of Kigali prices its cash call at 270 francs per share

KIGALI, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Rwanda’s Bank of Kigali
has priced its rights issue at 270 francs per share, seeking to
raise 60 billion francs ($67.81 million), it said in a statement
seen by Reuters on Friday.

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Bank of Kigali prices its cash call at 270 francs per share

KIGALI, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Rwanda’s Bank of Kigali
has priced its rights issue at 270 francs per share, seeking to
raise 60 billion francs ($67.81 million), it said in a statement
seen by Reuters on Friday.

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