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    • Nigeria's broadband penetration hits 31%

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian broadband penetration has hit 30.9 percent, surpassing the 30 percent recorded before November 2018, according to the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan.

    • ECOWAS urges implementation of free movement

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on member states to domesticate and effectively implement the protocol on the free movement of goods and persons t...

    • Buhari tasks governors on tackling infrastructure deficit

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has met with 36 governors in Abuja and tasked them on the need to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficit in states in order to revamp the...


    14-Jun-2017 to 10:40

    Drop in food prices slashes Swaziland’s inflation to 6%

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland’s inflation rate has declined from 6.8 percent in March 2017 to six percent due to a notable decrease in food prices, APA reports here on Wednesday.

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    14-Jun-2017 to 05:44

    Zimbabwe police bust fake ID production ring

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean police have busted a ring that was producing fake identity cards in the capital Harare, the Registrar General’s Office said on Wednesday.

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    13-Jun-2017 to 19:04

    Mozambique approves decree simplifying business regulations

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has endorsed a decree approving simplified regulations for carry out economic activities in the country, aimed at attracting more investment and improving the business environment, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    13-Jun-2017 to 15:30

    Pressure group faults government spending pattern

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s economy is out of order and fixing it under the present government spending pattern is unlikely to work, a pressure group monitoring the country’s budget has said.

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    13-Jun-2017 to 11:53

    Botswana’s economic diversification lies in industrialization-Report

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana needs to promote industrialisation by accelerating economic transformation from the primary sector to advanced manufacturing and services in order to achieve economic diversification, APA learnt here Tuesday.

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    13-Jun-2017 to 11:38

    Botswana joins OECD inclusive framework

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced on Tuesday that Botswana has joined the Inclusive Framework on base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) becoming the framework’s 99th member.

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    13-Jun-2017 to 11:14

    Botswana inflation rate lowest among SACU countries

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s annual average inflation rate of 2.8 percent in 2016 was the lowest among the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member states, a report released by Statistics Botswana on Tuesday shows.

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