13-Jan-2022 to 15:35

Morocco: WB urges ambitious reform program

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Sustained implementation of a diversified and ambitious reform program will be essential for the Moroccan economy to achieve broad-based growth and job creation, recommends a World Bank report on the economic situation in Morocco.

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12-Jan-2022 to 13:40

Economy: Slight growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa - WB

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The region’s economic vitality should pick up slightly to 3.6 percent in 2022 and 3.8 percent in 2023, the Washington-based Bretton Woods institution has announced.

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07-Jan-2022 to 11:55

Towards a cashless economy: Rwanda introduces smart meters for taxi motos

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Rwanda on Friday introduced the mandatory use of smart meters for all taxi-moto operators as part of a national drive to implement a cashless economy by 2024.

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07-Jan-2022 to 10:37

Senegal suspends groundnut export tax

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The decision to suspend Senegal's groundnut export tax was made by President Macky Sall, during the last cabinet meeting.

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07-Jan-2022 to 07:26

AfDB approves US$1m renewable energy grant for Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has become the latest recipient of support from the African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) after the continental financial institution this week approved a US$1 million grant to facilitate the country’s transition to clean energy.

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06-Jan-2022 to 10:55

Man arrested for attack on S/Africa’s Constitutional Court

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — An unnamed 36-year-old South African was arrested after allegedly going on a rampage on Wednesday, smashing windows at the country’s Constitutional Court.

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05-Jan-2022 to 14:14

January cheer for S/African motorists as fuel prices drop

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African motorists woke up to good news on Wednesday as they found that petrol prices had dropped by 71 cents per litre while diesel cost 67 cents less.

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