17-Sep-2019 to 14:02

Dried up lakes threaten Malawi economy

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Water transport problems caused by dried up lake ports in land-locked Malawi have long exercised economists and environmentalists alike but evaded the attention of the authorities for years.

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17-Sep-2019 to 13:48

Islamic finance in Africa to grow as sukuk issuance strengthens- Moody's

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Africa's Islamic banks will continue to perform well and African sukuk issuance will keep expanding steadily to fund sovereigns and financial institutions, supported by global investors' growing comfort with Islamic instruments, Moody's Investors Service said in a report released on Tuesday.

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17-Sep-2019 to 13:20

C/d’Ivoire picked to host global forum on African tourism

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire has been picked to host the first “Investing in Tourism in Africa” global forum which will bring together over 3,000 participants next year.

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16-Sep-2019 to 23:57

Malawi: Protection needed for African manufacturers on world markets - Expert

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi and other African governments need to start incentivising and protecting local manufacturing industries now, African global marketing expert Thebe Ikalafeng has said.

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16-Sep-2019 to 23:11

Malawi decries cross-border trade woes over SA xenophobic violence

APA- Lilongwe (Malawi) — South Africa’s xenophobic violence has negatively affected trading activities between Malawi and her more developed neighbour South Africa, an official confirmed in Lilongwe on Monday.

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16-Sep-2019 to 21:01

Nigeria gets 8-member economic council

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an 8-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) which had been headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

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16-Sep-2019 to 17:10

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss filling controversial dam

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A tripartite meeting of Water Ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan, which discusses the filling of and release of water from Ethiopia’s dam on the Blue Nile, is underway in Cairo.

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