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    12-Jul-2018 to 12:58

    Senegal: Public wage bill increases

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s public wage bill increased by 6.3 billion CFA francs (about $10.710 million) at the end of May 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning announced Thursday.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 10:58

    AfDB to evaluate development projects

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Development Evaluation Week, a biennial event of the African Development Bank (AfDB), to promote evaluation as a tool for project monitoring and review is planned for September 2018 in Abidjan, APA learned on Wednesday from the pan African institution.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 05:35

    No privatisation for S/African Airways, says CEO

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) chief executive officer Vuyani Jarana has reiterated that the cash-strapped national airline would not be privatised, ruling out the possibility of the airline being placed under a business rescue plan.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 20:05

    Mauritania harvests 1m tons of pelagic fish each year

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Pelagic fishing boats in Mauritania capture more than a million tons per year, the Fisheries and Maritime Economy minister, Nany Ould Chrougha said on Wednesday.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 18:07

    Mozambique: Beira port concession extended by 15 more years

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has extended the concession of the port of Beira for another 15 years and approved a $290 million investment plan for Dutch company Cornelder, which manages the facility.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 15:43

    Kenya: New $476M oil pipeline operational

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The 450 km pipeline that will transport oil from the port city of Mombasa to Nairobi is now operational, state-owned Kenya Pipeline Corporation (KPC) disclosed on Wednesday.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 14:59

    Zimbabwe: Thousands march for electoral reforms

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Thousands of supporters of opposition parties and civil society activists marched to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) offices in Harare on Wednesday to demand reforms they say are critical for the holding of credible elections later this month.

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