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    09-Jan-2018 to 18:17

    Cameroon announces 76bn FCFA to finance SMEs

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Access to funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be easier during the current fiscal year, through the opening of a credit line of 76 billion CFA francs to the Cameroon Small and Medium Enterprises Bank (BCPME), APA learned on Tuesday from bank internal sources.

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    09-Jan-2018 to 16:01

    Indian firm to invest $500M in Mozambique port construction

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — India's Essar Ports Group has announced plans to invest $500 million in the construction of a port with thecapacity to handle 20 million tonnes of coal per annum in Mozambique's central port city of Beira, APA can report.

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    09-Jan-2018 to 12:42

    Senegal’s exports up CFAf97b in November

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The cumulative exports of Senegal at the end of the first 11 months of 2017 increased by 96.7 billion CFA francs (approximately US$154.720 million) compared to the same period in 2016, APA learned on Monday from the National Agency of Statistics and Population (ANSD).

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    08-Jan-2018 to 17:33

    Cote d’Ivoire levies 0.5% tax on mobile money transfers

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A new tax of 0.5 percent has been introduced on money transfers made through telephone companies in Cote d’Ivoire or their intermediaries, and relates particularly to remittances, according to the 2108 Tax Schedule.

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    08-Jan-2018 to 16:38

    Cameroun needs CFAf560b to pay off 2018 domestic debt

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon’s Public Treasury is expected to pay 560 billion CFA francs in 2018 to cover its domestic debt, according to figures released by the Autonomous Amortization Fund (CAA), which manages the state’s public debt.

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    08-Jan-2018 to 14:18

    Uganda eyes $1.81b budget support for 2018-2019

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Uganda government plans to receive external budget support of $1.81 billion for the 2018-2019 financial year.

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    08-Jan-2018 to 14:03

    Kenya: Tender awarded to currency printing British firm revoked

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A British firm suffered a setback on Monday after its currency printing tender was revoked due to a reported violation of the law.

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