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    19-Jul-2018 to 10:25

    Kenya: Lawyers to gather in Nairobi for annual African Bar conference

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Nairobi will host more than 1,200 lawyers from around the world at the African Bar Association (AFBA) annual conference, slated to run from 22 to 27 July, organizers disclosed on Thursday.

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    18-Jul-2018 to 18:31

    Zambian Kapwepwe is new COMESA sec gen

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A former Zambia Revenue Authority chief, Chileshe Kapwepwe has been named as the new Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

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    17-Jul-2018 to 19:56

    Ecowas lionised as Gambia's saviour

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s Foreign Affairs minister has asserted that his country would have descended into the unenviable status of a failed state if not for a timely intervention by the West African regional grouping Ecowas.

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    16-Jul-2018 to 11:07

    COMESA grants Kenya sugar safeguard extension

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's sugar industry will continue to enjoy protection from an influx of imports from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region, after the COMESA council of ministers passed a resolution accepting Kenya's bid to extend sugar safeguards for two more years.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 05:34

    S/Arabia to invest $10b in S/Africa’s energy sector – Reports

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s highly ambitious plan to attract US$100 billion to boost the country’s struggling economy by creating employment received a major boost with a multibillion dollar pledge during his current visit to Saudi Arabia, press reports have said.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 05:53

    Ramaphosa on investment drive in Middle East

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has concluded his working visit to Nigeria, is off to Saudi Arabia on Thursday to continue with his efforts of luring investments into his country, the presidency has said.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 05:46

    Ramaphosa urges action on continental trade deal

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the 25th anniversary of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) serves as an inspiration to what the continent can achieve with the newly-established African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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