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    04-Sep-2018 to 10:15

    Ethiopia: World Bank approves $860m credit for job creation

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank approved on Tuesday $860 million credit in support of the Government of Ethiopia’s effort to create more jobs in infrastructure projects across 117 cities of the country.

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    04-Sep-2018 to 10:09

    Sierra Leone orders 200 busses from China

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s new government has signed its first deal with a Chinese company for the procurement of busses, APA learnt in Freetown on Monday.

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    03-Sep-2018 to 16:34

    Kenya outcry over new VAT on fuel

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya government is facing pressure from across various sectors including the public to reverse a decision slapping a 16 Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel.

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    03-Sep-2018 to 10:51

    Kenya: Inflation eases to 4.04 per cent in August

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The overall year-on-year inflation stood at 4.04 per cent in August compared to July 4.35 percent in July, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has revealed.

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    02-Sep-2018 to 13:11

    Mozambique: Apex bank cuts key lending rate

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Banco de Mocambique (BM) has reduced its benchmark lending rate by 75 base points to 18 percent, APA can report on Sunday.

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    01-Sep-2018 to 12:07

    Mozambique airport company seeks $250m for real estate project

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Chief Executive Officer of Mozambique's Airports Company (ADM) Manuel Chaves has said his company is in talks with foreign partners to raise $250 million to finance the construction of a luxury real estate in the capital, Maputo, APA can report on Saturday.

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    31-Aug-2018 to 17:02

    Chinese projects in Ethiopia worth over $4bln - Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 400 Chinese investment projects valued at more than $4 billion are in full operation in Ethiopia, a senior official said on Friday.

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