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    • S/Africa's investment drive bearing fruit - Bank

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa’s aggressive efforts to boost the country’s stagnant economic growth are yielding results, South African Reserve Bank (SARB) figures have shown.

    • Zimbabwe books place at AFCON 2019 finals

      APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe booked a place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt, courtesy of a 2-0 win over the Republic of Congo in a Group G tie played at the National Sport Stadium in...

    • Qualifier: Ghana U-23s wallop Gabon 4-0

      APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s U-23 national team the Black Meteors took a giant step toward qualifying for the Under 23 AFCON in Egypt after walloping Gabon 4-0 in a game played at the Accra Sports Stad...

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    22-Feb-2019 to 12:23

    UAE Prince Nahyan unveils interest to invest In Liberia’s agric sector

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in the United Arabs Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed al Nahyan, has expressed ‘great interest’ in investing in Liberia’s agriculture sector.

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    20-Feb-2019 to 12:25

    Mozambique, Soliridad Southern Africa in agric investment deal

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The National Institute for Standardization and Quality (INNOQ) and the regional organization "Solidaridad Southern Africa" have begun to work together on the certification of agricultural products in Mozambique.

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    15-Feb-2019 to 15:48

    Mauritania to build irrigation pumping station on Senegal River

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian Minister of Rural Development, Lemina Mint Elghotob has announced that her office plans to build a pumping station on the Senegal River for an irrigation scheme that would cover 65,000 hectares of cultivable land.

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    04-Feb-2019 to 12:48

    Ethiopia inaugurates new irrigation dam

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday inaugurated a new dam built at a cost of more than $37 million in southern part of the country.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 20:28

    eSwatini grows first GM cotton

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has grown its first genetically modified (GM) cotton on a 100-hectare farm to be harvested in April.

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    31-Jan-2019 to 15:39

    AGRA chair wins prestigious accolade

    APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Matilda Kalibata has been awarded the 2019 Public Welfare Medal by the US-based National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her work to drive Africa’s agricultural transformation through modern science and effective policy, according to an official statement obtained in Kigali on Thursday.

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    30-Jan-2019 to 13:36

    Mozambique: Artisanal fisheries sector posts $.6.2M in revenue

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, Agostinho Mondlane, has said artisanal fisheries contributed more than $6.2 million from 3,490 tonnes of fish, which represents 8 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

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