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UPDATE2: Japan announces $30 billion investment in Africa as TICAD begins

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21:00 27 Aug 2016

NAIROBI, Aug. 27, Kyodo

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe affianced Saturday that Japan will muster a sum of $30 billion in private- and public-sector supports to deposit in Africa over 3 years to boost infrastructure building in a resource-rich continent.

“This is an investment for a expansion of both Japan and Africa,” Abe said, as he denounced his country’s uninformed financial assistance for Africa during a Japan-led African growth discussion that convened in a Kenyan collateral Nairobi a same day. It is a initial time a gathering, a Tokyo International Conference on African Development, has been hold outward Japan.

With an eye to strengthening a region’s intensity in a fields of production and health care, Abe pronounced in a keynote debate during a start of a two-day assembly that Japan will “empower 10 million people (to work toward an) Africa that has high-quality (economic and amicable infrastructure) and is clever and stable.”

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  • Japan announces $30 billion investment in Africa as TICAD begins
  • Japan announces $30 billion investment in Africa as TICAD begins

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