Snippets around africa this month.

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ETHIOPIA

Nigerian singer-songwriter D'banj helped launch Do Agric, It Pays at the AU Summit, a campaign calling for African governments to spend at least 10% of national budgets on effective agriculture investments, through transparent and accountable budgets.

GUINEA

The European Commission has released almost [euro]140m to finance five development projects for the Republic of Guinea. The funds will be used to support the government's efforts in promoting good governance, protecting human rights and improving mobility and road infrastructure.

NIGERIA

South Africa Tourism launched its first African regional marketing office in Lagos to enhance its West African travel trade and cement and increase economic cooperation between the regions. A total of 73,282 Nigerian tourists visited South Africa in 2012, a 13.8% increase from 2011. At the end of June 2013, the increase was 15.9%.

DR CONGO

Ethiopian Airlines plans to locate its...

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