17-Jan-2020 to 14:55

Cameroon: Apex bank tightens banking transparency measures

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Bank of Central African States (BEAC) has threatened heavy administrative and pecuniary sanctions on all credit institutions in the sub-region that would shy away from regulations requiring them to transmit data from their treasury to its services.

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17-Jan-2020 to 12:34

Liberia: Cemenco’s FDI restores economic confidence-President

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The willingness of the manufacturing firm Cemenco to continue to make foreign direct investments (FDI) in Liberia indicates a significant vote of confidence in the stability and safety of the country’s investment climate, President George Weah has said.

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16-Jan-2020 to 17:13

Uganda protests to Kenya over impounded milk products

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The government in Kampala has issued a protest note to Kenya on Thursday expressing deep concern about what it called illegal seizures of Ugandan made milk and milk products under Lato brand, causing heavy financial losses to the company.

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16-Jan-2020 to 16:49

Ethio telecom rakes in over $746 m in revenue

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Telecom giant, Ethio telecom says it has collected over $746 million in revenue from its service sales during the first half of this Ethiopian fiscal year which ended on January 9,2020.

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16-Jan-2020 to 12:31

AfDB to grant €1.2m to eight African countries to boost mining

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia is among eight African nations to benefit from an African Development Bank (AfDB) grant in the amount of €1.2 million to help these countries institute effective resource mobilization in the area of mining.

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15-Jan-2020 to 14:47

Senegal launches ‘Sangomar’ oil field development project

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Phase 1 of the Sangomar oil field development project (100 km off the coast of Dakar) was officially launched Tuesday evening in Dakar, with the signing of the Host State Agreement and that of the final investment decision by the partners in this joint venture.

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14-Jan-2020 to 19:08

Experts to review ECA’s latest flagship Africa report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An expert group meeting to review the Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) flagship Economic Report on Africa (ERA2020) has been scheduled for 16 - 17 January 2020 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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