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    20-Jun-2019 to 12:50

    British lawmaker downplays S/Africa’s ability to attract foreign investors

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A long-time friend and supporter of South Africa’s long struggle against apartheid, Briton Peter Hain has dismissed the country’s ability to attract international investors to prop up its ailing economy due to corruption.

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    20-Jun-2019 to 12:43

    Senegal’s paper production down by 35.1 percent

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The output of the paper industry in Senegal fell by 35.1 percent at the end of April 2019, compared to the previous month, the National Agency for Statistics and population (ANSD) told APA on Thursday.

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    19-Jun-2019 to 19:59

    Botswana reviews minimum wages upwards

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Wednesday announced that it has adjusted minimum wages for 2019/20 by 17 percent across the board.

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    19-Jun-2019 to 13:41

    Senegal’s Finance Minister denies “cash flow tensions”

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese Ministry of Finance and Budget, in a statement copied to APA on Wednesday refutes the news circulated these past few days by the media, citing “cash flow problems” at the level of the State and the accumulation of arrears due to public works contracts.

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    18-Jun-2019 to 14:47

    eSwatini’s annualised inflation slows to 1.6% in May

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini’s annualised inflation rate was marginally lower in May at 1.6 percent on the back of decreases in the cost of amenities and gas during the month, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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    18-Jun-2019 to 13:25

    Senegal’s secondary sector slightly down in April

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The activity of Senegal’s industrial sector has edged down by 0.8 percent, a monthly change at the end of April 2019, compared to the previous month, according to data from the Department of Economic Research and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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    18-Jun-2019 to 10:59

    Liberia’s president urges increase in trade in Africa

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President Dr. George Manneh Weah says increased collaboration and cooperation amongst African nations in the areas of trade and investment is a catalyst to rapid socio-economic development on the continent.

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