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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22-Apr-2021 to 18:30

S/Africa welcomes SADC help for strife-torn Mozambique

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Cabinet on Thursday said it welcomed the “efforts of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to bring about lasting peace and security as well as reconciliation and development in Mozambique.”

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15-Apr-2021 to 17:58

Senegal to chair UEMOA Commission

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's Abdoulaye Diop has been appointed chairman of the West African Monetary Union (UEMOA) Commission.

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14-Apr-2021 to 12:24

Zambia, Angola eye crossborder oil pipeline project

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Angola are set to sign an agreement for the construction of an oil pipeline connecting the two neighbours in a move expected to ease Lusaka’s fuel challenges, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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11-Apr-2021 to 14:28

S/Africa secures $1b emergency funding from BRICS bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The China-based New Development Bank (NDB) has loaned South Africa US$1 billion to help the recession- and coronavirus-hit economy sail through its current troubled economic waters, the presidency announced here on Sunday.

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09-Apr-2021 to 13:56

S/Africa wins top global business services sector location award

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has won an international award as the best global business services sector location for 2021 after earning US$127 million in foreign exchange in the past year despite the economic challenges faced during the current coronavirus pandemic, Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel announced on Friday.

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24-Mar-2021 to 10:07

Uemoa presidents to meet on Thursday

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The 22nd Ordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) will be held on March 25, 2021 via videoconference thanks to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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