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    • Kagame wades into Rwanda-Uganda row

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday explained that the latest diplomatic row between Uganda and his country that saw the closure of the Cyanika and Gatuna border posts between...

    • Former Botswana leader donates to Cyclone Idai victims

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama on Monday donated to victims of Cyclone Idai after the disaster left hundreds dead and thousands homeless in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

    • Cameroon closes schools amid increased insecurity

      APA-Douala (Cameroon) — One hundred and ten public and private pre-school, primary and secondary schools have been closed in the northern part of Cameroon due to insecurity, APA learned on Monday from loc...

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    22-Mar-2017 to 13:29

    Q4 2016: Senegal GDP enjoys 4 percent rise

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the corresponding period in 2015, the National Statistics and Demography Agency (ANSD) revealed in a statement on Wednesday.

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    22-Mar-2017 to 12:39

    Mozambique earns US$350m in capital gains taxes

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government will earn up to US$350 million in capital gains taxes following the sale and purchase agreement between the Italian energy firm ENI SpA and US company ExxonMobil, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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    22-Mar-2017 to 12:37

    Benin collects CFA27.50bn from UEMOA investors

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Beninese treasury has collected CFA 27.5 billion (around $44 million) from investors in the West African Economic and Monetary Union's (WAEMU) market, the Dakar-based UMOA-securities agency revealed in a statement seen by APA on Wednesday.

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    22-Mar-2017 to 12:31

    Mozambique hikes fuel prices

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has increased the price of liquid fuels by up to 26 percent with effect from Wednesday, APA has learnt.

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    21-Mar-2017 to 20:39

    Mauritania, Egypt seal fisheries alliance

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy, Nani Ould Chrougha has spoken of a new impetus in cooperation between his country and Egypt.

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    21-Mar-2017 to 20:28

    Senegal: Milling activities suffer slight fall in 2016

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Activities of the milling industries in Senegal witnessed a slight drop of - 0.9 percent at the end of last year, compared to 2015, APA can report from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) on Tuesday.

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    21-Mar-2017 to 15:43

    Russian firms seal gold exploration deal in Sudan

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan has signed a contract with Russian firms for the exploration of gold in the east of the country, a senior official of the Ministry of Metals in Khartoum tells APA on Tuesday.

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