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Development Lenders Announce Commitments To Horn Of Africa; U.N.’s Ban To Visit

News outlets report on efforts to support development in the Horn of Africa.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. chief to visit Horn of Africa
“U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon will travel to Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Kenya next week, leading a delegation from six other international organizations to the volatile Horn of Africa region…” (10/24).

Reuters: Development lenders pledge $8 bln to Horn of Africa
“Global development lenders, including the World Bank, African Development Bank, and European Union, pledged more than $8 billion on Monday to boost economic growth and reduce poverty in eight countries in the Horn of Africa…” (Maasho, 10/27).