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    11-Sep-2018 to 16:35

    Mozambique: August inflation unchanged at 2.68 percent

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Inflation was almost stationary in August at 2.68 percent year-on-year, Mozambique's National Institute (INE) of Statistics announced in a report on Tuesday.

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    11-Sep-2018 to 12:18

    ‘You’re ignoring white workers,’ S/African union tells employers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A predominantly white trade union Solidarity, whose workers are in second week of a strike, has accused its bosses at Sasol of excluding white workers from a share scheme in the oil-from-coal making company, press reports said on Tuesday.

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    09-Sep-2018 to 12:04

    New Zimbabwe finance minister promises radical currency reforms

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s newly appointed Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on Sunday promised far-reaching currency reforms that will include joining the monetary union that uses the South African rand as medium of exchange.

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    08-Sep-2018 to 16:14

    Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation falls to 13.4 percent

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation fell to 13.4 percent in August from 14 percent in July, the country’s Central Statistics Agency (CSA) announced on Saturday

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    07-Sep-2018 to 13:29

    S/Africa’s land reform necessary to move forward

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s comprehensive land reform programme aimed at addressing past injustices in land ownership is necessary for the country to move forward, Deputy President David Mabuza has told lawmakers in Parliament.

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    07-Sep-2018 to 11:55

    China extends debt repayment period for Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — China has agreed to extend the debt repayment period for Addis Ababa-Djibouti cross-border railway.

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    07-Sep-2018 to 11:08

    Kenya: Govt warned against 16% VAT on fuel

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) on Friday warned against the imposition of a 16 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products, saying it would reverse economic growth witnessed in the past year.

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