Archive for September 18th, 2017

Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of a Visit to Cameroon

| September 18, 2017

Maintaining economic stability while making the transition toward a more inclusive and sustainable high growth will be key.

Discussions focused on policies available for the authority to complete ongoing infrastructure projects and address bottlenecks in projects preparation.

Strong ownership and …

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UN rights experts dismayed by arrest of Egyptian lawyer Ebrahim Metwally en route to meet them

| September 18, 2017

Two United Nations human rights experts have expressed grave concern about the arrest of lawyer and human rights defender Ebrahim Metwally, who was captured at Cairo airport on 10 September while boarding a plane to Switzerland.

Mr. Metwally, co-ordinator of …

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Botswana Seeks Option to Buy Unusually Big Diamonds From Its Mines

| September 18, 2017

GABORONE Botswana is amending its law to give the government the first option to buy diamonds that are unusually large or have other unusual features found in its mines, such as the world's second-biggest 1,109 carat diamond discovered two years …

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