12-May-2020 to 13:32

S/African gov’t, brewer resolve impasse on beer stockpiles

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Alcoholic beverages manufacturer South African Breweries (SAB) and the government have agreed to save millions of bottled beer from being thrown away due to lack of storage space at its factories, the brewer said on Tuesday.

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12-May-2020 to 12:08

Rwanda's consumer inflation edges down in April 2020

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation increased by 8 percent year on year in April 2020 down from 8.5 percent in March 2020, the National Institute of Statistics said Monday.

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11-May-2020 to 21:30

Covid-19: Cote d'Ivoire disburses CFA 139 bln to pay internal debt

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The cumulative amount of disbursements made by the Ivorian state to pay the domestic debt contracted since April, amounts to CFA139.100 billion, APA learned on Monday from an official source in Abidjan.

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11-May-2020 to 14:12

Rwanda seeks $860.2m for mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As the growing number of small and medium enterprises are hammered by the lockdowns with many workers losing their jobs, efforts to fix the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could cost the Rwandan Government over Rwf800 billion (about 860.2 million) over two fiscal years, the country’s minister of Finance and Economic planning, Uziel Ndagijimana revealed Monday.

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11-May-2020 to 10:39

Sierra Leone’s leone holds steady against the dollar

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s currency, the leone, was stable on Monday due to weak demand for dollars as the market continued to assess the potential impact of recent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in energy.

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09-May-2020 to 10:19

Rwanda supports innovative entrepreneurs amid COVID-19

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — A new initiative dubbed "Corona Action Rwanda" under coordination by the Rwandan Government and various stakeholders seek encourage young Rwandan to be open-minded in proposing innovative solutions to address the impact of COVID-19, according to an official document obtained Saturday by APA in Kigali.

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07-May-2020 to 15:33

S/African Airways off the liquidation block - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government, after months of speculation on what to do with the cash-strapped South African Airways, has ruled out any move to liquidate the national carrier from existence, a senior official said on Thursday.

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