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15-Oct-2019 to 13:11

S/Africa: Zuma appeals court ruling to stand trial for arms deal scandal

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former South African President Jacob Zuma, a man not used to taking any punches while lying down, on Tuesday filed notice to appeal to a high court against his failed attempt to stop a fraud and corruption trial for an alleged 2005 arms scandal.

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11-Oct-2019 to 15:11

Morocco: King wants banks’ further involvement in development

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — King Mohammed VI has called on the private sector and especially the banking sector to become more involved in Morocco's economic development.

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11-Oct-2019 to 13:01

S/African opposition applauds US for Guptas action, urges gov’t to follow suit

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition on Friday welcomed the United States’ authorities action to place the Gupta family on the sanctions list for their glaring role in state capture in the Rainbow Nation in the past decade.

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11-Oct-2019 to 12:47

S/Africa: Zuma loses bid to stop arms deal trial, court date set for Tuesday

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s efforts to stop his prosecution in a US$2.5-billion arms deal scandal trial failed on Friday after the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled that he has a case to answer.

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10-Oct-2019 to 01:42

Urgent need for turnaround of S/Africa’s power utility – Official

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom needs a new plan to allow the energy producer and supplier to continue serving the national economy, the state-run company’s acting group chief executive Jabu Mabuza said on Wednesday in parliament.

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05-Oct-2019 to 02:50

Senegal: Development projects get €27million boost from EU

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — As part of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF), the European Union has approved €27 million, about 18 billion CFA francs for the funding of three development projects in Senegal.

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04-Oct-2019 to 18:19

Chad: Governors' conference beams spotlight on security issues

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Chadian provincial governors convened their fourth conference Friday in Abeche, in Ouaddaï region, under the theme “Public order, security, protection of people and property, optimization of revenues and rationalization of expenditures: issues and new challenges”, with President Idriss Deby Itno in attendance.

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