20-Oct-2019 to 12:06

Sierra Leone's weak currency conundrum

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s currency, the Leone, has lost over 100 percent of its value to the US Dollar since 2016, according to the country's apex bank, underlining a deep-seated crisis that has refused to budge.

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17-Oct-2019 to 15:10

S/Africa's economic performance hamstrung by poor policy implementation - Minist...

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa would improve and grow its sluggish economy if it implemented 30 percent of its policies, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Thursday.

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15-Oct-2019 to 22:10

Kenya and China stock exchanges ink MOU

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Nairobi Securities Exchange on Tuesday formalized the proposed partnership with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.

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14-Oct-2019 to 18:19

Liberia and Guinea finalise mining deal

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia and Guinea have signed an implementation agreement that will allow the two countries to resume the actualisation of a mining deal entered into about two months ago.

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14-Oct-2019 to 18:06

Nigeria approves e-customs to secure borders

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari Monday approved the deployment of e-customs to secure Nigeria’s frontiers with Niger, Benin, Chad and Cameroon, just as the nation saves 10.2 million litres of petrol daily thanks to the border closure.

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14-Oct-2019 to 17:20

Kagame wins special West African Employers’ gong

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame has been presented with a special prize of the Federation of West African Employers’ Organizations (FOPAO) for his leadership and the economic transformation of his country.

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14-Oct-2019 to 14:22

Kenyan bank recognized globally for SME financing

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Equity has won the global Small and medium-sized Enterprises (SME) finance award in the platinum category of SME Bank of the year – Africa, at the Prestigious IFC Global SME Finance awards, held in the Netherlands, the bank disclosed on Monday.

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