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    23-May-2018 to 23:27

    eSwatini allows import, growing of Bt cotton

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — The Cotton Board of eSwatini has been granted a permit to import and grow BT Cotton.

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    23-May-2018 to 13:50

    Trucking of Kenya’s early oil to start in June

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta will launch the trucking of Kenya’s early oil from Lokichar in Turkana County on June 3, in what will inject oil as a critical factor in the economy, State House announced on Wednesday.

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    23-May-2018 to 13:36

    Korea announces $5b financial package for Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The government of Korea and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have issued a joint declaration, in which Korea announced a $5-billion bilateral financial assistance package for Africa.

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    23-May-2018 to 13:09

    Wrigley Company to open $69M plant in Kenya

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Wrigley Company, an American chewing gum manufacturer, plans to open a 7 billion shillings ($69 million) new outlet later this year.

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    23-May-2018 to 12:56

    S/Africa’s new wage scale to be implemented after consultations – Ramaphosa

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed confidence that the national minimum wage‚ which he spearheaded while still deputy president, will be implemented – but only after a few minor issues have been addressed with the ruling African National Congress’ alliance partner Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu).

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    23-May-2018 to 12:48

    Thai private sector eyes Mozambique's oil, gas sector

    APA-Maputo (Maputo) — Permanent Secretary of Thailand's Ministry of Commerce Muntawan Sakuntanaga has expressed interest by her country's private sector to invest US$2 billion in Mozambique’s natural gas sector over the next five years.

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    23-May-2018 to 12:25

    Ethiopian Airlines to take delivery of 100th aircraft

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will take delivery on 5 June 2018 of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900.

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