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    07-Apr-2017 to 10:42

    Botswana to feel pinch of S/Africa’s rand depreciation – Analyst

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economy is heavily exposed to the volatility caused by the political instability in neighbouring South Africa, Standard Chartered Bank (Africa) chief economist Razia Khan warned on Friday.

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    07-Apr-2017 to 10:37

    Botswana meat exporter scoops EU awards

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has scooped the “Best Enterprise” and “Best Manager of the Year” awards at the Europe business assembly, APA learnt here on Friday.

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    07-Apr-2017 to 07:27

    Buying local goods key to industrialising S/African economy – Minister

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Buying locally-made South African products has never been more important as the country pushes to industrialise its economy, South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.

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    06-Apr-2017 to 19:39

    Moroccan firm to build Cameroon’s Makay hydroelectric dam

    APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Cameroon and the Moroccan company Platinum Power, a subsidiary of the U.S. investment fund Brookstone Partners, will on April 13, 2017, sign the terms of reference pertaining to the construction of a hydroelectric dam in the central town of Makay, APA can report from the Ministry of Water and Energy in Yaounde on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2017 to 09:30

    Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea agree to cooperate in hydrocarbons area

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea have signed a General Cooperation Agreement which includes the creation of a Joint Commission to cooperate in various sectors of the economy, particularly in the area of hydrocarbons, APA learnt on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2017 to 05:55

    S/Africa’s economic zones attracting investors’ billions – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s special economic zones (SEZ) programme is attracting billions of dollars in foreign direct investment into the areas nationwide, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.

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    05-Apr-2017 to 19:45

    Burkinabe gov’t to supervise gold marketing

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The government in Burkina Faso is coming up with a bill to enable it oversee the marketing of gold, APA learned on Wednesday from the ministry of Mines.

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