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    10-Apr-2019 to 05:49

    S/African gov’t welcomes Rio Tinto’s $463m investment

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government welcomes the announcement by global mining company Rio Tinto of a US$463 million investment in the expansion of its Richards Bay Minerals operation in the country, a senior minister has said.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 05:39

    Ramaphosa appoints S/Africa industrial revolution commission

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to guide the development of this new scientific endeavour.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 05:24

    New S/African trains to improve travel services – Ramaphosa

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the unveiling of the new Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) train fleet as a milestone, saying they will go a long way to improve travel services for commuters.

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    09-Apr-2019 to 22:35

    Senegal companies urged to internalize culture of risk prevention

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — The Director General of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Assane Soumare pleaded the case for an internalized culture of risk prevention within companies so as to curb accidents that, when they occur, "lead to a multiplication of the scale of consequences from five to 100.”

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    09-Apr-2019 to 22:32

    Kenya’s GDP projected to grow by 5.7 percent

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s real gross domestic product is projected to grow by 5.7 percent in 2019, a slight decrease from the estimated 5.8 percent growth experienced in 2018, according to the new World Bank Kenya Economic Update released on Tuesday.

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    09-Apr-2019 to 11:51

    Sierra Leone fraud investigators issue first arrest warrant

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — In what will be the first since the start of hearings at the Commission of Enquiry investigating alleged corruption under the administration of former President Ernest Bai Koroma, one of the judges has issued an arrest warrant for three people.

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    09-Apr-2019 to 10:10

    Sierra Leone: ACC, Financial Intelligence Unit forge anti-crime alliance

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of jointly fighting economic crimes.

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