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    • Buhari calls for prayers for peace, security in Nigeria

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to intensify prayers for peace and security to return to all parts of the country.

    • Congo: Empowering vulnerable people

      APA-Brazzaville (Congo) By Leon Charles Moukouri — The Congolese government has adopted a law aimed at giving the social action system a legal foundation that has always been lacking, in order to give fresh impetus to the empowerme...

    • 13 die in Easter horror as SA church collapses

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — An Easter mass in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal has turned tragic after part of a church in the coastal province collapsed killing at least thirteen people early on Friday.

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    04-Apr-2017 to 09:28

    World Bank provides US$645m in credit to Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank’s board of directors on Tuesday announced a total of US$645 million credit to Ethiopia to support the country’s clean water provision, improve efficiency of trade logistics and industries’ competitiveness.

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    04-Apr-2017 to 07:04

    S/Africa: Agency collects US$83b in preliminary revenues

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Revenue Service (SARS), for the second year in a row, has broken the trillion-rand mark in its revenue collection, the tax collector has announced.

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    03-Apr-2017 to 18:55

    Mozambican, Chinese firms to invest US$3m in power plant

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Chinese firm Shanghai Electric Power Co and Mozambican coal miner Ncondezi have announced plans to invest US$3 million over the next 12 months in the construction of a thermal power plant in Mozambique, state radio reported on Monday.

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    03-Apr-2017 to 17:37

    Namibia to phase out cheques by year’s end

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia is still on course to phase out the use of cheques as a form of payment by the end of the year to be replaced by an electronic payment system, the country’s central bank said on Monday.

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    03-Apr-2017 to 17:20

    Botswana: Coal bed methane developer renews licenses

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Australian Exchange Stock Exchange-listed Tlou Limited which is focused on delivering power in Southern Africa Monday announced it has renewed three licenses in Botswana.

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    03-Apr-2017 to 15:35

    Kenya, Seychelles agree to deepen trade, strategic ties

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya and the Indian Ocean nation of Seychelles Monday entered a wide reaching agreement that will see the two countries expand their ties in trade and security.

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    03-Apr-2017 to 13:09

    B/Faso: Atlantic Bank floats new ground-breaking products

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The Atlantic Bank of Burkina Faso (BABF) has launched two new innovative products on mutual funds and securities accounts, its officials disclosed to APA on Monday.

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