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    • Morocco busts terrorist cell in Tetouan

      APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ), on Tuesday, in the northern city of Tetouan, located 278 km from Rabat, raided a terrorist cell composed of five individuals,...

    • Senegal’s secondary sector slightly down in April

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The activity of Senegal’s industrial sector has edged down by 0.8 percent, a monthly change at the end of April 2019, compared to the previous month, according to data from the Dep...

    • ECOWAS to “quicken” pace for single currency implementation

      APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) intends to “speed up” the creation of the single currency of the organization for its implementation in 2020, the President o...

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    17-Jan-2019 to 15:59

    Mozambique: Crocodiles cause havoc in fishing sector

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Fishing activities in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado are under threat due to crocodiles which, according to the local authorities, are frequently attacking the fishermen.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 14:21

    Botswana eases ban on South African beef imports

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced a partial lifting of a ban on imports of meat and dairy products from neighbouring South Africa where an outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 00:19

    Guinea, IDB sign agreement for rice production

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean minister of Planning and the president of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group have, on the sidelines of the regional conference on the Waqf opened Wednesday in Conakry, signed a $16.25 million financing agreement aimed at boosting production rice through the Rice Value Chain Program.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 23:31

    Liberia gets $25m World Bank credit for smallholder agriculture transformation

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $25 million for the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P) of Liberia.

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    15-Jan-2019 to 08:28

    Efforts underway to contain FMD outbreak in S/Africa's Limpopo

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has deployed a team of veterinary services experts to Vhembe district in the country’s northern Limpopo Province to check the extent of the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the area, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has said. 

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    10-Jan-2019 to 13:30

    eSwatini suspends livestock, meat imports from S/Africa

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has suspended the issuance of permits to import livestock and meat products following an outbreak of the foot and mouth disease in neighbouring South Africa.

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    09-Jan-2019 to 17:35

    Botswana bans South African beef over FMD outbreak

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Agriculture said Wednesday that it has banned the import of live cloven hoofed animals and their products from neighbouring South Africa after a report of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Limpopo province.

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