Uganda: Uganda, Microsoft Sign Innovations Exchange Pact

[Monitor] Kampala -Government of Uganda Monday signed a deal with Microsoft Corporation which will ensure collaboration between the two parties in enhancing innovation and skills in the country’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

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Nigeria:Experts to New Finance Minister – Make Budget Financing Top Priority

[Leadership] Economic experts have said Nigeria’s new Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed should as a matter of necessity, make financing of the nation’s 2018 budget a topmost one in her list of duty, and ensure right deployment of available resources to the appropriate segments. Mrs Ahmed sits in a strategic position of the coordinator of the economy.

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Mali:Four Killed in Attack on French-Malian Patrol in North Mali

[VOA] Four civilians were killed in an attack targeting a French patrol in Mali Sunday, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. At least 20 other people were injured in the attack, including eight French soldiers, the ministry said.

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