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    08-Oct-2018 to 15:11

    UEMOA banks’ interest rate hikes in August

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Massamba Sall — The lending rates applied by West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) banks to their customers during the month of August 2018 had increased from the previous month’s level, APA learned on Monday from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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    08-Oct-2018 to 10:57

    Botswana using fellow prisoners as hangmen for death row inmates - Official

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is allegedly using fellow prisoners to carry out executions of death row inmates, APA learned here on Monday.

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    08-Oct-2018 to 06:24

    S/Africa’s Zulu king demands guarantees on land reforms

    APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African land belonging to the Zulu nation would not be expropriated by the national government, a confident Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has told thousands of people attending the annual Shaka Day celebrations in the eastern port city of Durban.

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    07-Oct-2018 to 15:24

    Mozambique: Targets 422K tonnes of marine products

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique hopes to produce 422,000 tonnes of marine products in 2019, with the artisanal fishing sector being the largest contributor.

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    06-Oct-2018 to 16:00

    Rwandan coffee wins gold award at International Coffee expo

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan coffee from Ngororero, a mountainous district in Northwest, has emerged as the best coffee in the just-concluded International Coffee expo.

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    05-Oct-2018 to 18:58

    Uganda in cost-cutting currency printing deal

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the German company, Veridos Identity Solutions Group, for the printing of banknotes, passports and cheques.

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    05-Oct-2018 to 18:47

    Many non-Muslims resort to Islamic finance - Expert

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Islamic finance is “highly developed” globally and the majority of its users are non-Muslims, the founding president of the African Institute of Islamic Finance (AIIF), Mouhamadou Lamine Mbacke said in an exclusive interview with APA.

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