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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01-May-2020 to 01:40

Kenya: April inflation stood at 5.62 percent

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s overall year on year inflation in April 2020 stood at 5.62 percent from a revised 5.51 percent in March 2020, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics(KNBS) announced on Thursday.

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01-May-2020 to 01:11

Rwanda's central bank to cut interest rate to mitigate COVID-19 impact

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's central bank on Thursday announced new measures to review down all its interest rate to commercial banks with the aim facilitate financial institutions to lend more especially during COVID-19 period.

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