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    • Sierra Leone: Press focuses on run-off election

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean newspapers on Friday focus on the pending presidential run-off election, notably preparations of the two contending political parties and a court action threaten...

    • Gates Foundation invests over $1bn on healthcare in Nigeria

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, says his Foundation has invested over $1 billion in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

    • Swaziland braces for floods

      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country duri...


    10-Mar-2018 to 13:41

    Senegal gold production hits over 10,000 kg in 2017

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s gold production reached 11,670 kg in 2017, APA learned Saturday from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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    09-Mar-2018 to 17:53

    BOA Senegal shareholders to receive over$6.8m in dividends

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The shareholders of the Senegalese subsidiary of the Bank Of Africa (BOA) will receive on May 2, 2018 an amount of 4.266 billion CFA francs (approximately US$6.826 million) in the form of gross dividends for the 2017 financial year, APA learned Friday from this Dakar-based banking institution.

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    09-Mar-2018 to 11:44

    UEMOA banks’ interest rates still down in January 2018

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The decline in lending rates applied by the banks of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to their customers, started in November 2017, continued in January 2018, the Dakar-based Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) told APA Friday.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 18:21

    IMF paints gloomy picture for Mozambican economy

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that Mozambique’s economic growth is likely to decline in 2018 on the back of a growing public debt, APA can report on Thursday.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 18:12

    Fuel prices go down in Swaziland

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Fuel prices in Swaziland are set to go down by $0.03 per litre at midnight due to a decline in oil prices.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 11:13

    S/Africa working on accelerating economic growth-Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has held discussions with Moody’s Investors Service representatives on the various initiatives underway to accelerate economic growth and create jobs in the country.

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    08-Mar-2018 to 10:12

    Senegal’s Amie Ndiaye Sow is UBA regional director for W/Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Amie Ndiaye Sow, Managing Director of UBA Senegal, has been appointed Regional Director in charge of the three subsidiaries of the financial institution in the West African region, APA learned Thursday from UBA.

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