23-Aug-2019 to 18:08

Botswana looks to Hollywood for economic salvation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — With his vision fixed on transforming the economy towards a knowledge based economy, President Mokgweetsi Masisi believes that roping in Hollywood producers will be just what the doctor ordered for the southern African country.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:44

Ethiopian Airlines launches freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand, Hanoi, Vietn...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services said it started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam.

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23-Aug-2019 to 07:35

Rwanda's GDP grows 8.4 pct in first quarter 2019

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2019 in comparison with that in the same period of last year, the Governor of Central Bank, John Rwangombwa disclosed in Kigali.

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21-Aug-2019 to 18:57

Japan vows foray into Kenya’s blue economy

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Japanese government on Wednesday pledged to invest in Kenya’s blue economy through maritime security and modernization of the port of Mombasa.

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21-Aug-2019 to 17:36

Kenyan banking seeks affordable loans, deeper innovation

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s banking industry plans to intensify efforts towards deepening financial inclusion across all segments of the economy by facilitating access to affordable banking services through enhanced technological innovation and sector-wide efficiency programs.

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21-Aug-2019 to 16:15

SA: IMF bailout could prompt economic reforms - Economist

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The threat of an International Monetary Fund bailout, may force the South African government to push through reforms needed to rescue the economy.

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21-Aug-2019 to 14:05

Mozambique slashes fuel prices

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has slashed the price of liquid fuels with effect from Thursday on the back of declining global prices and a firming local currency, the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy announced on Wednesday.

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