29-Mar-2017 to 11:46

EIB signs €95m support for East African entrepreneurs

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Investment Bank on Wednesday signed two new credit lines for East Africa for a total of €95 million to be made available through Kenya’s Equity Bank and Housing Finance Corporation of Kenya (HFC).

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29-Mar-2017 to 09:26

Australian-listed firm granted Botswana mining licence

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has granted Australian Security Exchange-listed African Energy a mining license for its Sese joint venture in central Botswana, the firm said on Wednesday.

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28-Mar-2017 to 18:27

Botswana bans exportation of dried fish

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has announced a ban on the exportation of dried fish for a twelve-month period to protect its local fish industry.

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28-Mar-2017 to 18:05

Namibia: Fifth Chinese arrested in $61m tax evasion case

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A fifth Chinese citizen has been arrested by the Namibian police in an ongoing probe into a massive customs duties and foreign currency scam, involving some $261 million.

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28-Mar-2017 to 17:21

Diaspora Kenya, “biggest source of digital remittances”

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan Diaspora is the biggest source of digital remittances to accounts using the ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, says WorldRemit.

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28-Mar-2017 to 16:57

Liberia: C/Bank blames tumbling rubber, ore prices for struggling economy

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Declining global prices for rubber and iron ore have severely affected the Liberian economy, a new report by the Central Bank says.

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28-Mar-2017 to 16:15

Cash-strapped Swaziland slaps 12.5% levy on gaming and lotteries

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The government of Swaziland will impose a 12.5-percent levy on gaming and lotteries from next month as part of efforts to diversify its revenue base, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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