09-Aug-2022 to 12:24

C/d’Ivoire provides CFA500-bln subsidy to control fuel inflation

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Since early 2022, the Ivorian government has been subsidizing prices at the pump.

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08-Aug-2022 to 13:38

S/Africa launches road rehabilitation campaign

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Monday launched a US$13.3 billion programme to seal all potholes in the country, officials from the Ministry of Transport and South African National Roads Agency said.

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08-Aug-2022 to 12:37

Mali in bold step to mitigate inflation

APA - Bamako (Mali) — The general rise in the price of basic foodstuffs in Mali, on Sunday, August 7, prompted a special session of the Council of Ministers.

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05-Aug-2022 to 13:31

S/Africa: Mayor apologises to Tembisa residents for late response

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Ekurhuleni mayor Tania Campbell on Friday apologised to Tembisa residents for failing to address them on time and for the loss of four lives this week during “free basic services” protests in the municipality.

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05-Aug-2022 to 11:40

S/Africa: Calm returns to Kagiso, residents blame ‘real Zama Zamas’

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Calm has returned to Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, as police kept up their street patrols to prevent the further burning of homes of suspected illegal miners known as “Zama Zamas” in the community, Kagiso mayor Tyrone Gray said on Friday.

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04-Aug-2022 to 10:59

UNECA scheme targets female startups in three African countries

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has announced the launch of its so-called Tech African Women program (TAW), encouraging female-led idea stage startups from Ethiopia, Senegal, Tanzania and Tunisia to become applicants of the scheme.

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03-Aug-2022 to 12:39

S/Africa: Relief for consumers as petrol prices decrease

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African consumers woke up to a pleasant surprise on Wednesday to learn that petrol prices have dropped by R1.32 per litre due to lower Brent crude oil prices on the world market, the Energy Ministry has announced.

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