11-Dec-2019 to 23:28

SA union rejects Eskom power ‘sabotage’ theory

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s allegations, that power utility Eskom’s failure to provide adequate electricity nationwide was due to sabotage, has been rejected by the National Union of Metal Workers (Numsa), the union said on Wednesday.

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10-Dec-2019 to 15:24

Import-dependent Zimbabwe hit hard by S/African power challenges

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabweans are feeling the brunt of electricity challenges in neighbouring South Africa amid extended power cuts stretching for more than 20 hours.

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10-Dec-2019 to 13:06

Chad’s public budget estimated at 1,210bn FCFA in 2020

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Finance bill sets at 1,210 billion CFA francs, including expected donations, Chad’s budget for 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Budget announces in a document copied to APA Tuesday.

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10-Dec-2019 to 10:59

S/Africans’ frustration, anger over load-shedding ‘understandable’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans’ anger and frustration over the utility Eskom’s power rationing known as “load shedding” is understandable, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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10-Dec-2019 to 10:53

Bloomberg fetes Equity Bank boss

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Bloomberg Businessweek has honored Dr. James Mwangi, the managing director of Kenya’s regional bank, Equity Bank, alongside other 50 innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have impacted the global business landscape in measurable ways.

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09-Dec-2019 to 20:44

ACP summit: Museveni urges fair trade across the globe

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has told the 9th Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States Summit in Nairobi, Kenya that for development to happen across the world, there must be fair global trade.

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09-Dec-2019 to 19:58

Botswana: Khama denies terrorism financing allegation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former President Ian Khama who is fingered in a case of financing terrorism on Monday told reporters that he never received money from any unlawful channel or created a local or offshore account for that purpose.

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