28-Mar-2017 to 15:59

Ghana: Business community hails new policy rate cut

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Members of the business community in Ghana Tuesday woke up to the welcoming news of a cut in the monetary policy rate from 25.5 percent to 23.5 percent as confirmed by the country's central bank.

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28-Mar-2017 to 15:28

Saudi investors expected in Burkina

APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — A delegation of Saudi businessmen is expected in Ouagadougou later this year to meet with the economic community in Burkina Faso and explore investment opportunities in the country, the Presidency revealed on Tuesday.

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28-Mar-2017 to 12:46

Watering of Burkina dam to be completed in July

APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The watering of the Samandeni dam, the third largest in Burkina Faso behind the Kompienga and Bagre, will be completed by July 2017, APA can report Tuesday.

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28-Mar-2017 to 07:15

Kenya’s inflation rate jumps to 9 percent due to drought

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Rising food prices due to the ongoing drought led to an overall inflation to 9 percent in February from 7 percent in January, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has disclosed.

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27-Mar-2017 to 20:20

Cameroon: CFA30bln to be raised for national air carrier bailout

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — A bank syndicate led by Ecobank-Cameroon, the local subsidiary of the pan-African banking group could raise CFA30 billion to bail out national air carrier Camair-Co, the airline announced on Monday.

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27-Mar-2017 to 17:07

Kenya: EIB grants €60m to connect millions to national power grid

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Kenya €60 million to connect 1.5 million households to the national electricity grid.

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27-Mar-2017 to 16:48

KLM airline resumes Freetown flights after two decades

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Dutch airline KLM has resumed flights to the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, after a 20-year absence, APA can report Monday.

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