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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...

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    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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