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News Brief dated on Dec. 12

Date:2015-05-26

1. Senior Officials Meeting of China-Africa Cooperation Forum ended in South Africa, during which, American dreams in China was projected.
2. Ebola cases in the eastern part of Sierra Leone surged, so it was blocked locally. According to the latest news of WHO, 17942 persons have been suspected or confirmed to infect with Ebola, among which, 6388 died. On Dec. 11, a senior official of the Ministry of Health of Mali said that the last Ebola patient of the nation had been perfectly recovered. In Mali, there were 7 persons who died of Ebola virus.
3. Huawei released its mate7 smart phone in Tanzania market, which was described as a firm "quality product".
4. The High Court of Justice of Kenya refused to bail 37 Chinese people who was suspected of telecommunication fraud out.
5. A ministerial conference on international trade and international negotiation by WTO - WTO ministerial conference will be held in Kenya.
6. On Dec. 7, Ugandans were excited about their new ID cards. It was the first time that Uganda issued new edition of ID cards on a large scale in history.
7. Uganda held Investors Summit during Dec. 17-20 to attract investors to various regions across the nation.
8. Mining industry is the second source foreign currency earnings in Rwanda. Over the past decade, Rwanda saw a significant growth in mining industry, with an export income increasing to USD 226 million in 2013 from USD 40 million in 2006. It mainly produces cassiterite, tungsten and tantalum-niobium ores.
9. Oil price continued to fall, to USD 64 a barrel, lower than the benchmark of USD 65. In 2015/2017, the oil price benchmark of Nigerian government was USD 65.
10. The year-on-year inflation rate of Ghana has soared by 4 percents, to 17 percents, reported by GSS.
11. The minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of Rwanda demanded the farmers to learn advanced production technology from China's agricultural specialists.
12. In 2015, work forces in East Africa region will flow freely without paying any fees.
13. Oil transshipment in Mombasa port was delayed and Juba of South Sudan was short of gasoline.