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19-Jan-2019 to 03:42

Mozambiique: Mcel, TDM becomoes Mozambique Telecom after merger

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — State Mozambique Cellular and Telecomunnication have ben rged and becomes Mozambique Telecom, or simply Tmcel, APA can report on Friday.

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18-Jan-2019 to 12:19

South African prisoners to register for 2019 polls – IEC

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 160,000 prisoners in South Africa will have an opportunity to register to vote in the forthcoming national and provincial elections slated for April or May 2019, the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has said.

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18-Jan-2019 to 12:09

S/Africa’s repo rate unchanged at 6.75% - Apex Bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.75% per year, SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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18-Jan-2019 to 09:02

eSwatini not utilising $6M COMESA hides market – Ministry

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — With the capacity of exporting 250 000 hides and skins, eSwatini is losing $6 million per year by not taking advantage of a regional market to export footwear.

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17-Jan-2019 to 15:01

Zimbabwe's inflation leaps to new 10-year high

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s year-on-year inflation rose to 40.09 percent in December 2018, its highest level since the country adopted a basket of foreign currencies as legal tender in February 2009.

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17-Jan-2019 to 14:56

SADC meeting in Addis casts spotlight on DRC

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday joined his counterparts from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at a Double Troika Summit being held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to discuss the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the disputed December polls.

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17-Jan-2019 to 14:21

Botswana eases ban on South African beef imports

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced a partial lifting of a ban on imports of meat and dairy products from neighbouring South Africa where an outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported.

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