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    18-Sep-2018 to 19:29

    Promising growth prospects for Islamic finance in 18 African countries- Report

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Since 2014, Islamic finance is expanding rapidly across Africa with $2.3 billion African sukuk, or Islamic bond, issuance, providing new funding sources for both sovereigns and financial institutions, a new report by Moody's Investors Service released on Tuesday disclosed.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 15:17

    Blue economy can be engine of Africa’s economic growth - ECA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa is fully committed to supporting the African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member states to ensure that the untapped potentials of the continent’s blue economy are fully realized.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 14:58

    Intra-African trade key to continent’s growth - Mauritian Minister

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The 24th session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa opened in Mauritius with an impassioned plea for Africa to unite and work together as one, if it is to bring inclusive development to its people.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 12:00

    Mozambique's HCB targets €500m investment over next 10 yearss

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Hydroelectric Cahora Bassa (HCB) plans to invest more than €500 million in the next 10 years to modernize the southern African country’s electricity system, chief executive Pedro Couto announced on Tuesday.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 10:38

    Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea sign oil exploration deal

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea governments have signed an agreement to cooperate in oil and gas exploration.

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    17-Sep-2018 to 15:21

    Senegal: Salaried employment slightly up in July

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Massamba Sall — In July 2018, paid employment in the modern sector increased slightly by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis, according to data from the Directorate of Forecast and Economic Studies.

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    17-Sep-2018 to 15:21

    Senegal: Salaried employment slightly up in July

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Massamba Sall — In July 2018, paid employment in the modern sector increased slightly by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis, according to data from the Directorate of Forecast and Economic Studies.

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