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    • Zambian Kapwepwe is new COMESA sec gen

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A former Zambia Revenue Authority chief, Chileshe Kapwepwe has been named as the new Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

    • Rwanda: 15 independents vying for parliament

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 15 independent candidates, including one woman will compete in Rwanda’s upcoming parliamentary elections to be held 2-3 September, 2018, the National Electoral Council (NE...

    • Mozambique: '70,000 died of AIDS last year'

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National AIDS Council (CNCS) has said 70,000 people died of AIDS in the country during the course of last year.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 13:36

    NEPAD to support computerization of Mozambique's labour Inspectorate

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) has agreed to finance a programme to computerise Mozambique’s General Labour Inspectorate (IGT), APA learnt on Tuesday.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 12:12

    Strike cripples S/Africa’s postal services

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s postal workers have downed tools following the failure of wage talks between their Communication Workers Union (CWU) and their employers – the South Africa Post Office.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 11:58

    Kenya ranked 3rd innovative economy in SSA

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A new report released Tuesday ranked Kenya as the 78th most innovative economy in the world and third in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 06:57

    S/Africa: Zuma fires lawyer as arms deal graft case looms

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma has fired his long time attorney, Michael Hulley‚ days before the South African former leader is due to appear in court to face corruption and racketeering charges, the dismissed lawyer has confirmed.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 06:42

    S/African court slaps corruption charges on Zuma’s son

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, was arrested and appeared in the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court on Monday to answer alleged corruption charges against him, APA has learnt.

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    09-Jul-2018 to 20:22

    Sierra Leone: Toll gate workers on strike

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Workers at Sierra Leone’s only toll-gated road on Monday embarked on a strike over pay and working condition, paralyzing business for the Chinese owners.

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    09-Jul-2018 to 13:01

    Hafez Ghanem takes over as World Bank’s Vice President for Africa

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank has appointed Hafez Ghanem as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, effective July 1. A development expert with over 30 years of experience, Ghanem will lead an active regional portfolio consisting of over 600 projects totaling more than $71 billion.

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