24-Apr-2020 to 16:42

Senegal's economy records improved competitiveness

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s economy, in February, recorded gains in price competitiveness to the tune of 0.7 percent in monthly variation, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE).

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24-Apr-2020 to 09:27

Covid-19: Beninese economy to decelerate by 3.2 percent in 2020

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Benin’s economic growth is expected to decelerate to 3.2 percent in 2020 due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.

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23-Apr-2020 to 19:01

Bolloré: Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new gantry cranes

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four RTG gantries on Friday 3 April 2020, as part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal,

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20-Apr-2020 to 19:09

Rwandan tourism seeks $7.6m to bounce back from COVID-19 hangover

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Chamber of Tourism has appealed for government aid to salvage the fortunes of the tourism and hospitality industry after suffering huge losses estimated at about $7.6 million due to the coronavirus pandemic, APA learnt Monday from an official source.

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20-Apr-2020 to 15:04

Malawi tobacco market opens despite Covid-19 risks

APA-Lilongwe(Malawi) — The 2020 Malawi tobacco market season has started in the capital Lilongwe on Monday despite risk from coronavirus.

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19-Apr-2020 to 11:51

Mozambique food prices drop after pre-lockdown frenzy

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Prices of basic commodities have gone down drastically after the initial panic-buying frenzy triggered by President Filipe Nyusi’s announcement early this month of a state of emergency to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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17-Apr-2020 to 18:39

Covid-19: Africa growth to fall between “-2 and -5% in 2020”- W/Bank

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Sub-Saharan Africa should, in the face of the economic impact from Covid-19, suffer a decline in growth, Albert Zeufack, Chief Economist at the World Bank for Africa said.

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