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    14-Feb-2019 to 17:30

    SADC, EU fast-track execution of economic deal

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Honourable Bogolo Kenewendo is due in South Africa to attend the European Union-Southern Africa Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement Joint Council meeting aimed at fast tracking the implementation of the accord, APA learnt Thursday.

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    14-Feb-2019 to 17:18

    eSwatini tourist arrivals dip 5.1 percent - Report

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Reports by the eSwatini tourism office have suggest that tourist arrivals have declined by 5.1 percent in the course of 2018.

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    14-Feb-2019 to 13:08

    Road connecting Ethiopia, Kenya raises trade by 400 percent-Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The road connecting Ethiopia and Kenya has raised trade by 400 percent between the countries, according the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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    14-Feb-2019 to 06:18

    Ramaphosa urges S/Africans not to panic over power crisis

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has pleaded with South Africans not to panic as rolling power cuts across the country persisted for a fourth day as a result of breakdowns and planned outages at Eskom’s power stations.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 19:50

    Ethiopia Commodity Exchange trades over $490m worth of agric products

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) traded over $490 million worth of agricultural products in the first half of this Ethiopian fiscal year (July-December 2018).

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    13-Feb-2019 to 19:32

    Kigali hosting African fine coffees exhibition

    APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The 17th African Fine Coffees Conference and Exhibition, the largest such gathering in Africa opened in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Wednesday.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 18:56

    Mauritius based credit rating agency cleared to operate in Kenya

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on Thursday disclosed it has approved the registration of Mauritius based CARE Ratings (Africa) Private Limited (CRAF) as a credit rating agency, to evaluate the relative creditworthiness of issuers of securities and assign ratings to such securities.

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