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    11-May-2017 to 11:11

    Ghana: April inflation shoots up to 13 percent

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana's inflation rate for the month of April has seen a slight rise to 13 percent, APA learns here Thursday.

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    11-May-2017 to 10:15

    Mauritius SBM holdings acquires majority stake of Kenyan bank

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The SBM Holdings Limited of Mauritius has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Kenyan owned, Fidelity Commercial Bank Limited (FCB), following the requisite regulatory approvals, the Central Bank of Kenya(CBK) said on Thursday.

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    10-May-2017 to 18:40

    Regional customs: Namibia chases equal share of revenues

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein said his country will continue to push for smaller economies in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) to get a fair share of its revenue.

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    10-May-2017 to 15:16

    Sudan approved new Insurance Control Act

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese Parliament Tuesday approved the Insurance Control Act of 2016 at the stage of general features, which allowed foreign insurance companies to obtain a license to operate, after the suspension since 1992.

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    10-May-2017 to 15:09

    Senegal’s trade deficit worsens in March 2017

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s foreign trade saw a decline of 66.5 billion CFA (about $106.4 million) in trade deficit in March 2017, according to data from the Department of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) published Wednesday.

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    10-May-2017 to 14:28

    Swaziland: Four of five S/African stray lions captured

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Safety is slowly being restored in Swaziland as four of the five lions that strayed into country from South Africa early this week have been caught and only one is still on the loose, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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    10-May-2017 to 12:23

    Ghana loses $2.3bn annually to illegal mining

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana is on record to be losing a colossal amount of $2.3 billion through the activities of illegal miners, APA learns here.

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