15-Jun-2017 to 21:19

Canadian firm secures gold mining contract in Burkina

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Canadian mineral extracting firm, West Africa Mining Company (Semafo) has confirmed the signing of a mining contract with Burkina Faso to develop the Boungou gold mine east of the country.

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15-Jun-2017 to 17:26

Mozambique ruby auction posts $58 million in Singapore

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Precious stones miner Gemfields Plc has said its latest ruby and corundum auction held in Singapore generated revenue of $58 million, APA can report on Thursday.

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15-Jun-2017 to 17:10

Sierra Leone announces competition to expand mobile financial services

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), the country’s central bank, has launched a competition aimed at expanding mobile financial services in the country.

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15-Jun-2017 to 10:11

Mozambique sign $2bn infrastructure deal

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A consortium headed by the Portuguese construction group Mota-Engil and the Chinese National Complete Engineering Corporation signed a contract with Thai Moçambique Logística to build a 500-kilometer railway line and a port in Mozambique's central province of Zambezia, APA can report on Thursday.

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15-Jun-2017 to 09:42

Mozambique to benefit from India's $10bn concessional credit for Africa

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — India will fund water holes in the Mozambique's drought-affected regions as part of ongoing cooperation between the two countries, a top government official said on Thursday.

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14-Jun-2017 to 21:38

Chad oil workers call off threatened strike

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The strike by Chadian oil workers scheduled for Thursday has been called off until further notice, the Chairman of the National Petroleum Council (NPC) Mahamat Saleh Issa said.

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14-Jun-2017 to 21:26

Namibians borrowing less – Bank of Namibia

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The private sector credit extension (PSCE) slowed during the first four months of 2017 to 8,6 percent from 13,0 percent recorded during the same period of 2016, the Bank of Namibia said on Wednesday.

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