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    10-Jun-2017 to 13:26

    Senegal’s domestic credit up 412b CFA in late February

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The outstanding domestic credit in Senegal rose by 412.1 billion CFA (about 659.360 million dollars) at the end of February 2017 compared with the same period of 2016, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) told APA.

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    10-Jun-2017 to 11:27

    Sierra Leone introduces new policy for commercial lending

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), the country’s central bank, is introducing a new policy to make it easy for businesses and individuals to borrow money from commercial banks without requiring landed property as collateral security.

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    10-Jun-2017 to 11:12

    S/ Sudan’s oil sector is open for investment – Oil minister

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Minister of Petroleum, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, has said more than 70 percent of South Sudan’s oil rich sectors have not been explored.

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    09-Jun-2017 to 19:02

    Wilderness Holdings withdraws bid for shares in national airline

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Wilderness Holdings, a company in which President Ian Khama is said to have shares, has withdrawn its bid for a share in the national airline, Air Botswana.

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    09-Jun-2017 to 17:52

    Nigeria to export yams to UK, U.S.

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria may officially export its first consignment of certified yams to the UK and the U.S. by the end of June, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.

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    09-Jun-2017 to 17:35

    Citrans receives new boats for Abidjan lagoon transport

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian Transport Company Citrans on Friday received six new boats at the fishing section of the Ports Authority of Abidjan, bringing its maritime fleet to seven, the company management told APA.

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    09-Jun-2017 to 15:24

    Namibia wary of South African recession

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — News of the South African economy slipping into recession will put Namibia’s economic ambition as espoused in the recently launched 5th National Development Plan (NDP5) in jeopardy, government and experts have warned.

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