05-Jul-2021 to 11:20

Durban announced as new host of Inter-African Trade Fair

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The South African port city of Durban has been awarded the right to host the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) after logistical challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic forced organisers to move the event from the Rwandan capital Kigali.

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15-Jun-2021 to 11:15

Chinese firm to acquire cement plants in Zambia, Malawi

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — China’s Huaxin Cement is awaiting regulatory approvals for two transactions under which it plans to acquire controlling stakes in Zambia’s largest cement manufacturer Lafarge Cement Zambia and Pan African Cement of Malawi, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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02-Jun-2021 to 13:52

PAP mayhem: Red flags over African integration dream

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The decision to suspend the business of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) following this week’s skirmishes raises questions about whether the dream of continental unity and integration is achievable or is just another paper covenant.

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02-Jun-2021 to 13:47

Chaotic Pan African Parliament suspends session to October

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A disagreement over voting rules in the election of a new Pan African Parliament (PAP) leadership has forced the suspension of the continental House to October after MPs fought over the electoral system, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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17-May-2021 to 09:38

S/Africa’s Sasol sells part of stake in Mozambique gas pipeline project

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — South Africa’s integrated energy and chemical company Sasol said on Monday that it has sold 30 percent of its stake in the Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Investments Company (ROMPCO) to a consortium of fund managers for R5 billion (about US$354 million).

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10-May-2021 to 17:14

Zambia, Botswana launch landmark bridge, one-stop border post

APA-Kazungula (Zambia) — The leaders of Zambia and Botswana on Monday officially launched a rail and road bridge and one-stop border post that is expected to boost trade between the two countries and open another route to the sea for other landlocked southern African countries.

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23-Apr-2021 to 14:10

Cubans deployed to impart skills in rural S/Africa – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is spending US$4.3 million for the services of 24 Cuban engineers deployed to help it navigate water and sanitation issues in the country’s rural communities, Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on Friday

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