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Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91

SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired worldwide for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations while in power for 31 years, died Monday. He was 91.
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Africa's first public-private water fund launched in Kenya

In a first for Africa, a public-private water fund was launched in Kenya on Friday, bringing together businesses, utilities, conservation groups, government and farmers to fund upstream water conservation through activities such as watershed protection and reforestation.
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African Union, Federal Government of Somalia and partners start second phase of technical discussions on new AU mission in Somalia

Officials of the African Union Commission, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and international partners are meeting in Mogadishu, Somalia, to discuss the mandate, composition, size, structure, and the Concept of Operations (CONOPs) of a proposed new AU mission in Somalia – the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), which will replace the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) whose mandate ends on 31st March 2022.
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