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    18-Aug-2017 to 15:11

    Coris Bank International of Burkina Faso makes CFA10+b profit

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Coris Bank International (CBI) S.A. based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, made a profit of 10.073 billion CFA francs (about US$16.116 million) at the end of the first half of 2017, APA can report on Friday.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 14:55

    Senegal: Real estate activities fall causing decline in tertiary sector

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A sharp fall in real estate activities caused a 3.2-percent decline in the tertiary sector in Senegal at the end of June 2017, compared to the previous month, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies DPEE).

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    18-Aug-2017 to 12:53

    US varsity partners Botswana diamond miner on youth empowerment programme

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — United States’ Standford Graduate School of Business announced on Friday a US$3 million three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 11:10

    Botswana diamond mine receives acquisition offers

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — British-based miner Gem Diamonds announced on Friday that it has received an offer from investors to acquire its Ghaghoo Mine in Botswana which was placed under care and maintenance due to depressed diamond prices.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 07:19

    Namibian economy grew by 1.1 percent in 2016

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian economy grew by 1.1 percent in 2016 compared to a much stronger growth of six percent the previous year, latest data from the Namibia Statistics Agency revealed on Friday.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 07:04

    S/African court slaps 95 years on VAT fraudsters

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Three South African men accused of fraudulently claiming value added tax (VAT) refunds to the value of nearly US$23.1 million have been sentenced to a total of 95 years imprisonment, a court has ruled.

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    17-Aug-2017 to 13:55

    Uganda-DRC sign power transmission agreement

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda is to supply power to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the next three years following an agreement signed on Thursday between the two countries.

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