30-Jan-2019 to 11:02

eSwatini tightens screws on recruitment of foreign lawyers

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini Attorney General Sifiso Khumalo has ordered local attorneys not to engage foreign advocates for cases that are not complicated and can be handled by locals.

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29-Jan-2019 to 18:12

Cameroon’s banana exports continue freefall

APA-Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — Banana exports from Cameroon, which have been on a downward spiral for the last ten months, have plummeted further in December 2018.

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29-Jan-2019 to 17:02

Chinese loans no debt trap – Botswana’s Masisi

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has moved to allay fears that loans from the world’s second largest economy China are a debt trap for African countries like his own.

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29-Jan-2019 to 13:05

Mozambique falls again in Corruption Perception Index

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has fared poorly for the third consecutive year in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index, CPI.

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29-Jan-2019 to 12:42

Volkswagen Group to open car assembly plant in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) and the Volkswagen Group on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that enables Volkswagen to set up an automotive industry plant in Ethiopia.

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29-Jan-2019 to 12:26

Chad increases civil servants’ salaries

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — Several Chadian officials met at banks in N’Djaména on Tuesday, the beginning of the payment of January’s salaries, told APA they were pleasantly surprised to see an increase in their salaries.

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28-Jan-2019 to 21:56

S/Sudan fish traders decry ‘cutthroat’ taxes

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudanese involved in the fisheries industries have cried foul over what they called cutthroat taxes imposed by the state.

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