15-May-2020 to 12:59

S/African banks receive 6,000 complaints from public – Report

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s major banks, First National Bank (FNB), has led other banks in the country in receiving the majority of the 6,000 complaints that customers have lodged against the sector in 2019, APA learnt on Friday.

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15-May-2020 to 10:56

Ethiopia gets $230m USAID funding to foster socioeconomic developmenbt

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has received over $230 million as development aid from the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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14-May-2020 to 17:53

Moroccan economy expected to contract by 2 percent - EBRD

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan economy is expected to contract by 2 percent in 2020 due to the effects of the health crisis linked to Covid-19, according to a new report by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

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14-May-2020 to 13:49

Senegal’s exports drop by 50 billion CFA francs

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports of goods at the end of March 2020 were down by 49.9 billion CFA francs (about $79.840 million) compared with the same period in 2019, the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) announced.

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13-May-2020 to 14:10

France announces €40m support to Ethiopia to stem COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — France has announced a €40 million budgetary support to Ethiopia to help the horn African country in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

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13-May-2020 to 12:22

S/Africa’s vehicle sales resume under strict conditions

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa on Wednesday commenced motor vehicle sales on a limited scale, with full operation of the sectors expected to start in June, the ministry of trade and industry has announced.

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13-May-2020 to 00:57

Covid-19 :Bolloré launches international rail export solution

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Bolloré Transport & Logistics has launched a rail service for export cargo from Mombasa (Kenya) to Uganda through the Naivasha ICD in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

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