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    • Another cyclone devastates Mozambique

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Red Cross teams in northern Mozambique have been reporting serious damage in towns and communities that bore the brunt of Cyclone Kenneth overnight.

    • Botswana ruling party suspends, expels lawmakers

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has expelled a lawmaker and suspended another on charges of allegedly bringing the party into disrepute.

    • Cameroon: Malaria kills 3000 people in 2018

      APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Malaria is the leading cause of death in Cameroon with more than three thousand deaths recorded in 2018, according to data from the Ministry of Public Health copied to APA on Frida...


    05-Apr-2017 to 08:54

    World Bank Africa VP pledges support to Ghana

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Vice President of the World Bank for Africa, Mr. Makhtar Diop, has pledged his support towards addressing the challenges facing the Ghanaian economy.

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    05-Apr-2017 to 06:57

    Mozambique power utility loses US$300,000 to vandalism on infrastructure

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's state-owned utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM) lost about US$300,000 in 2016 due to vandalism of infrastructure in the capital Maputo city alone, chief executive Mateus Magala said on Wednesday.

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    05-Apr-2017 to 06:41

    S/Africa: Transnet launches first-ever locally designed train

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s train manufacturer, Transnet, has officially launched it’s the first ever train which it designed, engineered and manufactured, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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    05-Apr-2017 to 05:38

    S/Africa’s credit rating downgraded to junk status

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Days after South African President Jacob Zuma unceremoniously sacked his much respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings agency has cut South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status.

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    04-Apr-2017 to 17:15

    Ethiopia's inflation rises to 8.5 percent in March

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's year-on-year inflation rose to 8.5 in March from 7.0 percent in February, the Central Statistics Agency said on Tuesday.

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    04-Apr-2017 to 16:23

    Senegal: Economic competitiveness hits growth streak in January

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The competitiveness of the Senegalese economy in January 2017, improved by 0.5 percent in monthly variation, according to the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) in a statement on Tuesday.

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    04-Apr-2017 to 15:50

    Cameroon begins boosting cocoa, coffee sectors

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — The Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry (MINADER) in Cameroon has announced it was strengthening its seed project to boost production in the cocoa and coffee sectors.

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