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    11-Aug-2017 to 15:55

    Mozambique apex bank cuts benchmark lending rate to 22.5 percent

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's central bank, Banco de Mocambique (BM), has reduced its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 22.5 percent, APA can report on Friday.

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    11-Aug-2017 to 12:42

    United States keen to do business with Namibia – US businessman

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — American businessman and US President Donald Trump advisor on North Africa and the Sahel has expressed a keen interest in Namibia and plans to bring over investors from America and China to do business in manufacturing, energy and agriculture.

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    11-Aug-2017 to 10:47

    Ghana’s electricity firm sold to private concessionaire

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — After heated agitations between workers of the state-owned Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the government over sale of the company, the deal has been signed sealed, APA has learnt here on Friday.

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    11-Aug-2017 to 07:27

    S/African minister appears in court on assault charges

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has been granted bail after appearing in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg on assault charges, APA has learnt.

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    10-Aug-2017 to 21:34

    Egypt: Thursday’s trading incurs EGP2.6 bln in losses

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) closed down in negative territory on Thursday despite serious trading by Egyptian and Arab firms.

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    10-Aug-2017 to 19:12

    Egypt's core inflation increases to 35.26% in July

    APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Egypt's annual inflation rate registered 35.26 percent in July, compared to 31.95 percent in the same month a year earlier, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a statement Thursday.

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    10-Aug-2017 to 17:39

    Senegal state resources up by 5pc in May

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Resources and grants raised by the Senegalese government at the end of May 2017 increased by 4.9 percent to reach 840.5 billion CFA francs, compared to the same period in 2016, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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