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    04-Jul-2018 to 14:13

    Ethiopia needs $362b to meet UN development goals - Report

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia needs to invest US $362 billion in roads, electricity and water over the next 20 years to lift itself out of poverty, a new report said on Wednesday.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 14:59

    Strong capital will shield Kenyan banks - Moody’s

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's economic recovery will support banks' profitability at current levels and lead to a peak in problem loans, although asset risks will remain high, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Tuesday.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 14:49

    Kenya: Capital Markets Authority in new drive for product uptake

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Capital Markets industry has agreed to work together in a joint strategy to enhance product uptake and listings at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), to meet the aspirational objectives of the 10-year capital market masterplan.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 10:17

    Sierra Leone signs new Africa Trade Agreement

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is one of five countries that have recently signed the African Union’s Continental Trade Agreement, APA learnt in Freetown on Monday.

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    03-Jul-2018 to 09:18

    Taxman earns S/African minister’s confidence

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has expressed confidence that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) will reach its R1.4 trillion (about US$100 billion) target for the 2018 tax year.

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    02-Jul-2018 to 18:38

    IMF praises Benin’s economic performance

    APA - Cotonou (Benin) — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in a statement seen by APA on Monday praised the performance of the Beninese economy, highlighting the development of its activities and the low inflation witnessed last year.

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    02-Jul-2018 to 13:45

    South Sudan: Oil production to resume

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Oil production in South Sudan is set to resume under the terms of a new ceasefire agreed to end the country's five-year conflict.

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