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Tap Our Own Wealth to Finance Africa's Development!

Africa should  'tap its own wealth' to finance development, Ethiopia's Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Abraham Tekeste, told the annual joint gathering of the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Uneca) taking place in Addis Ababa. Participants in the week-long conference include Ethiopia's Prime Minister Haliemariam Dessalegn and Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta, as well as ministers of finance, planning and economic development from across the continent.

Committee of experts meeting gets underway at the UNECA 8th annual conference.

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