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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini chases Eskom power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...


    11-Jul-2018 to 14:59

    Zimbabwe: Thousands march for electoral reforms

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Thousands of supporters of opposition parties and civil society activists marched to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) offices in Harare on Wednesday to demand reforms they say are critical for the holding of credible elections later this month.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 14:21

    Nairobi real estate market posts improvement

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Absorption of grade A and B office space in Nairobi rose by 12 percent in the first half of the year compared to the second half of 2017, according to the Knight Frank’s Kenya market update for the first half of 2018.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 11:15

    Barclays Africa Group changes name to Absa Absa Group Limited

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Barclays Africa Group, one of the largest banking groups in Africa, on Wednesday officially changed its name to Absa Group Limited.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 10:38

    Sierra Leone: Parliament ratifies $59m power financing agreement

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Parliament has approved a $59 Million World Bank-funded financing agreement aimed at improving access to electricity supply in the country.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 05:31

    S/Africa’s business confidence declines in June – Agency

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined by 0.3 basis points in June, dropping below the level it was at a year ago, according to the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) here.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 22:51

    Mozambique seeks partners for national air carrier

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Prime Minister of Mozambique, Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has told APA that the government is accelerating its search for strategic partners to improve the operational capacity of the state-owned carrier, Mozambique Airlines (LAM).

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    10-Jul-2018 to 19:37

    Mozambique: Ports and railways firm posts $150m in revenue

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Chief Executive Officer of the state-owned Mozambique Ports and Railways company, Miguel Matabele said his firm posted $150 million in revenue in the first six months of this year.

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