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    17-Apr-2019 to 11:13

    Kenyan banks grow via mobile products in broader market

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenyan banks are now working with Safaricom's M-PESA mobile payments service to offer saving and loan products, a credit positive, Moody's Investors Service says in a report published on Wednesday.

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    17-Apr-2019 to 10:23

    Liberia: AfDB to build 118km highway linking hubs

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced plans to construct 118km of road to connect the capitals of River Gee and Grand Gedeh counties in southeastern Liberia.

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    13-Apr-2019 to 08:27

    SABC gets new board members

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed eight board members to fill the vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) with immediate effect, the presidency has said.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 08:18

    Ghana: Press focuses on reduction in port charges

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The press in Ghana on Friday focuses on the coming into effect on Thursday the announced reduction in port charges by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 06:37

    Zimbabwe gov’t launches probe into police attack on journalists

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government says it has launched an investigation into an incidence in which the police fired teargas into the offices of an online publication following skirmishes with vendors in central Harare on Thursday.

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    02-Apr-2019 to 19:01

    Rwanda: Request for editor's provisional release rejected

    APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — A presiding judge at Nyarugenge intermediate court in Kigali city has ordered ordered the managing editor of English online paper "Great Lakes Voice", Robert Mugabe to be remanded in prison over alleged defilement of a 17-year old girl, a judicial source confirmed to APA on Tuesday.

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    31-Mar-2019 to 01:49

    South Sudan bans Al-Watan newspaper for one month

    APA-Juba-(South Sudan) — South Sudan’s Media Authority has ordered the suspension for 30 days of the Arabic language daily newspaper, Al-Watan, for operating without a valid license.

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