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    06-Feb-2019 to 15:16

    Ethiopia to partially privatize state telecom

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio-telecom will be the first company to be privatized partially out of the four state-owned companies the government has decided to privatize mid last year, a senior official has confirmed.

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    06-Feb-2019 to 06:11

    Eskom too important to fail, says Ramaphosa

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s main power utility, Eskom, is “too big and too important for the country to be allowed to fail,” President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    06-Feb-2019 to 05:58

    S/Africa: Ramaphosa urges mining industry to “show care”

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Mining companies in South Africa should invest in developing the areas they mine and in their employees in order to make a meaningful contribution to the areas in which they operate, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 21:49

    Ethiopia to inaugurate four agro-processing industrial parks

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is set to inaugurate four integrated agro-processing industrial parks built at a cost of $10 billion before June this year, Ministry of Trade and Industry announced on Tuesday.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 21:15

    Rwanda awards concession for Lake Kivu methane gas

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government on Tuesday signed an agreement with giant Gasmeth Energy, awarding it the contract to extract methane gas from Lake Kivu under a total investment valued at $400 million.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 19:58

    UAE-based AMEA Power explores Sierra Leone’s investment opportunities

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The United Arab Emirates-based AMEA Power, an energy producing giant, is exploring investment opportunities in Sierra Leone, a top official disclosed on Tuesday.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 15:28

    Uganda’s January inflation exceeds December figure

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s annual headline inflation for the month ending January stands at 2.7 percent compared to 2.2 percent recorded in December last year.

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