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Kenya, Ethiopia sign 'historic' trade deal

Published on December 10, 2015

Kenya and Ethiopia have signed a 185-million-euro deal to end conflict along their common border and spur development. The leaders of both countries promised that the deal would create jobs, reduce poverty and foster trade in their restive borderlands, where conflict has intensified in recent years.

The pact, signed in the border town of Moyale, should help the local communities overcome the isolation that has been a barrier to development in the region, leaders say. Read more. Source | RFI