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    15-Mar-2019 to 18:19

    G/Bissau PM opposes cashew nut price tax

    APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Aristides Gomes has told journalists that it would be unfair of the government to impose a tax on the marketing price of cashew nuts, given that the market is free and exports depended on the international market.

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    13-Mar-2019 to 10:07

    SA land reform no witch hunt against whites - VP

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza has denied that his government's land reform programme was a punitive measure targeting white landowners in the country, dismissing it as "far from the truth."

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    12-Mar-2019 to 17:17

    Fruit fly outbreak: Botswana bans produce from SA

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana announced Tuesday that it has partially banned horticultural produce imports from neighbouring South Africa following the outbreak of an Asian fruit fly in that country.

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    07-Mar-2019 to 15:35

    Chad to host 1st African Agriculture Show on March 12

    APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — The first African Salon de l’Agriculture (Safagri) opens on March 12 in N’Djamena under the theme “Transforming agricultural value chains in Africa in response to economic, climate and security challenges,” the organisers said Thursday in a statement.

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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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