03-Mar-2021 to 13:10

S/Africa hikes fuel prices on back of exchange rate fluctuations

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African consumers woke up to higher fuel prices on Wednesday, with petrol prices raised by 65 cents a litre, APA has learnt.

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01-Mar-2021 to 11:37

Number of imported cars in Ethiopia slashed by ten-fold: Ministry of Trade

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has seen a ten-fold decrease in the number of imported vehicles over the past six months, according to information APA has seen over the weekend at Ethiopia's Ministry of Trade.

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25-Feb-2021 to 17:06

Ethiopian debt tops $54.7bn

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian government total debt from foreign and local lenders surpasses $54.7 billion, the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia has said.

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25-Feb-2021 to 17:02

Morocco-EU trade amounts to €35bn in 2020

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Trade in goods between Morocco and the European Union (EU) was estimated at €35 billion in 2020, a figure that is down from the last 3 years due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the EU ambassador to Morocco, Claudia Wiedey said.

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23-Feb-2021 to 12:57

S/Africa’s unemployment rate spikes to 32.5% in 2020 Q4

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 32.5% in the last three months of 2020, the good news is that the actual number of employed persons increased by 333,000 to 15 million at year-end, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke disclosed on Tuesday.

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22-Feb-2021 to 15:30

Ethiopia earns $1.8bn from export in seven months

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has earned $1.8 billion from export of different commodities during the first seven months of the current budget year of Ethiopia that started on July 8, 2020.

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18-Feb-2021 to 14:07

Ethiopia: Rebel force destroy electric power network in Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Power outage has occurred once again in Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia after remnants of the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front(TPLF) destroyed the state’s electric power network, according to the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) on Thursday.

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