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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini in Eskom talks for power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...

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    24-Apr-2018 to 13:50

    Macky Sall pledges 700M fCFA to Senegalese farmers

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall said Monday evening in Dakar that his government will provide funding to the tune of 700 million CFA francs “from next week”, to allow farmers to better feed their livestock.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 08:03

    Over 85,000 face food shortages in Mozambique’s Tete province

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — About 85,000 people are facing acute food shortages in Mozambique's Tete due to a combination of drought and corn fungus pest, an official said on Tuesday.

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    04-Apr-2018 to 10:26

    Malawi tobacco production drops by 12 percent

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s tobacco output declined by 12 percent in the 2017/18 farming season, dropping to 149 million kilogrammes this year from 171 million during the 2016/17 season.

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    02-Apr-2018 to 12:54

    Mozambique cotton firm eyes $2m refinery

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Niassa Cotton Company (SAN) is proposing to invest $2 million in the construction of a vegetable oil refinery in the northern city of Cuamba hoping to use cotton, soja and sunflower seeds as its raw material to produce cooking oil.

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    29-Mar-2018 to 10:16

    Swaziland bemoans dropping sugar price

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Chief Executive Officer of the Swaziland Sugar Association (SSA), Phil Mnisi, has said the continuous drop in world sugar prices and strengthening of the South African currency, the Rand, present a threat to the viability and sustainability of sugar operations in the country, APA can report.

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    21-Mar-2018 to 17:51

    Zimbabwe: 200m kg of tobacco to go under hammer during 2018 marketing season

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s 2018 tobacco marketing season opened on Wednesday amid expectations that this year’s crop could be about six percent higher than what went under the hammer in 2017.

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    20-Mar-2018 to 20:06

    Swaziland: €15m for rural dams to revive agriculture

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — In a major effort to revitalize agriculture, Swaziland's Ministry of Agriculture Land Use Planning Department says it has secured €15 million from the European Development Fund (EDF) to develop dams, install irrigation infrastructure and in-field systems such as sprinklers in different parts of the country.

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