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    04-Jan-2018 to 10:25

    South Africa: Moody's slashes Steinhoff credit rating

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — World renowned credit ratings agency Moody's has downgraded debt held by the embattled South Africa-based home retail giant Steinhoff over its accounting scandal, the ratings body said on Thursday.

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    04-Jan-2018 to 10:02

    Zimbabwe: American journalist acquitted of 'plotting to topple Mugabe'

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A Zimbabwean court on Thursday acquitted an American citizen accused of attempting to overthrow former president Robert Mugabe last year.

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    03-Jan-2018 to 16:55

    Ethiopia among 17 economies to grow faster than China - PwC

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is among the 17 economies that will grow faster than China in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) in 2018, according to projections of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global Economy Watch.

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    03-Jan-2018 to 13:20

    South Africa: SAAA expects fuel prices to fall in January

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African motorists are expecting lower prices at the fuel pump starting on Wednesday (3 January), the South African Automobile Association (SAAA) has declared.

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    03-Jan-2018 to 09:39

    Government to start regulating lubricant business

    APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) will this year officially start to regulate the lubricants business, according to EWURA public relations manager Titus Kaguo.

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    02-Jan-2018 to 16:26

    SGBCI makes over CFA30 b profit in Q3 of 2017

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — ‘Societe Generale de Bank de la Cote d’Ivoire’ (SGBCI), a subsidiary of the French banking group of the same name, made a profit of 30.895 billion CFA francs (about US$49.432 million) in the third quarter of 2017, APA learned from the Abidjan-based banking institution.

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    02-Jan-2018 to 16:17

    Uganda’s economic growth projected over 5% in 2018

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s central bank has projected Uganda’s economic growth to rise by five percent in 18, due to the strengthening of economic activity in the country.

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