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    04-May-2017 to 10:43

    Ethiopia, Somalia agree to encourage free trade across borders

    APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia and Somalia on Tuesday agreed to encourage free movement of goods and services across their borders.

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    03-May-2017 to 19:52

    S/African investors interested in Cameroon energy sector

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — South African investors are showing interest in the power sector in Cameroon, particularly the production and transport components, according to Mrs. Zanele Makina, South Africa’s High Commissioner in Cameroon.

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    03-May-2017 to 19:43

    CFA12.2b earmarked for new Ouagadougou airport

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The government and partners will inject about 12.2 billion CFA francs into the construction works for the new Ouagadougou-Donsin International Airport, the Infrastructure Ministry has told APA.

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    03-May-2017 to 17:23

    Cote d’Ivoire names new Director General of Customs

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Da Pierre Alphonse was appointed Wednesday Director-General of the Ivorian Customs admnistration at the end of a cabinet meeting chaired by President Alassane Ouattara, APA learned in the country’s economic capital.

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    03-May-2017 to 17:15

    Roxgold wants to expand its gold project in Burkina Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Canadian company Roxgold is considering expanding Burkina Faso’s “Bagassi South” gold project, officials told APA.

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    03-May-2017 to 16:17

    Russian firm delays acquisition of liquidated Botswana mine

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Russian-based firm Norilsk Nickel is preventing Emirates Investment House from accessing Botswana’s liquidated BCL Copper Mine, Yarona FM radio station reported here Wednesday.

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    03-May-2017 to 15:31

    Botswana public service unions report gov’t to ILO

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Public Service (BOFEPUSU) said Wednesday that it has written to the International Labour Organization (ILO) to complain that there are no bargaining structures in the southern African country.

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