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    03-Nov-2014 to 19:28

    Swaziland’s Ubombo contributes over $216m to economy-Report

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland’s Ubombo Sugar Limited has contributed an estimated E2.4 billion (about $ 216.914 million) to the country’s economy, according to the company’s corporate citizenship report published on Monday.

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    03-Nov-2014 to 08:48

    Swazi capital hit by fuel shortage

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swazi capital Mbabane and other towns have been hit by fuel shortages that authorities are blaming on supply bottlenecks in neighbouring South Africa.

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    23-Oct-2014 to 16:54

    Swazi govt takes over agricultural projects from FAO

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has handed over to government infrastructure constructed under the Swaziland Agriculture Development Programme (SADP), the Observer newspaper reports said on Thursday.

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    21-Oct-2014 to 15:49

    Swazi govt to provide $60m for irrigation projects

    APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland government has announced $60 million financing for the Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP) II run by the country’s Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (SWADE).

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    20-Oct-2014 to 09:46

    French mobile operator eyes Swazi market

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — French telecommunications giant Orange is eyeing Swaziland’s mobile phone market and could soon add Africa’s last absolute monarch to its growing presence on the continent, the Times of Swaziland reported on Monday.

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    08-Oct-2014 to 07:50

    Swaziland: Power tariffs hike looms as S/Africa’s Eskom raises charges

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swaziland Electricity Company (SEC) will be forced to substantially increase electricity tariffs next year after South Africa’s Eskom hiked the price at which it exports power to the Kingdom by 12.7 percent, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    05-Oct-2014 to 11:50

    Swaziland mulls monthly grant scheme for girls in AIDS fight

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland plans to introduce a monthly incentive scheme under which adolescent girls would receive cash to keep them away from sugar daddies and prevent the spread of HIV, according to The Times Sunday.

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