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    26-Jun-2017 to 14:03

    S/Africa: Eskom appoints new CEO

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Eskom Board has announced the appointment of Johnny Dladla as the acting Group Chief Executive of Eskom, the country’s only power utility, with immediate effect.

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    26-Jun-2017 to 13:38

    Int’l conference on perishables opens in Addis

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Global Cool Chain Association (CCA) Perishable Conference kicked off on Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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    25-Jun-2017 to 13:25

    Mozambican leader makes optimistic economic growth forecast

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has expressed optimism on the growth of his country’s economy in 2017, which he predicts will reach 5.5 percent 2017, against an initial forecast of 3.4 percent by the end of this year, APA can report on Sunday.

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    25-Jun-2017 to 13:02

    Liberia, foreign firm seal deal for steel plant

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of Liberia and the Hong Kong investment firm TIDFORE have signed an agreement for the establishment of a steel plant in the country.

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    24-Jun-2017 to 15:36

    Q1 2017: Senegalese exports to UEMOA up by CFA26.3bn

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports to the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) by the end of the first quarter of 2017 increased by CFA 26.3 billion (about $42.080 million), the Department of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) informed APA on Saturday.

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    24-Jun-2017 to 13:23

    Bird flu: Mozambique suspends poultry imports

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has halted poultry imports from South Africa, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of of Congo.

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    24-Jun-2017 to 12:45

    Southern African Customs Union to review revenue-sharing formula

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) says it is undertaking a review of the revenue-sharing formula of monies collected as customs duties and injected into the common revenue pool before being shared among the five member states.

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