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    10-Jan-2018 to 10:51

    Uganda registers increase in tourists in year ending 2017

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — An annual performance report from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics has revealed that the country received 1.32 million tourists arrivals in 2017 through the gazetted border posts which is an increase of 4.1 f percent from the previous year.

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    10-Jan-2018 to 10:44

    S/African media diversity group calls for release of missing journalist in Syria

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) on Wednesday called for the urgent release of kidnapped local photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed following reports that he was still alive in Syria where he went missing a year ago.

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    09-Jan-2018 to 18:34

    Ouagadougou to host ‘Go Local’ Fair in February

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The first edition of a fair on the theme: “Go Local", is slated for February 19 to 25 in Ouagadougou, the organizers told APA.

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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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