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Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane gestures as he speaks during an interview with Reuters at the state house in the capital Maseru, February 27, 2015.
Africa in the news: U.S.-EAC trade ties deepen, Lesotho votes, and IMF loans Ghana $1 billion
February 27, 2015, Brookings Global Staff
Amy Copley recaps this week's top stories, including deepening trade ties between the United States and the East African Community; the International Monetary Fund's three-year loan program with Ghana; and Lesotho's upcoming election.
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