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Rwanda:Passengers Decry Overloading on Public Buses

July 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Times] Despite government efforts to fix hitches in Kigali’s public transport system, passengers continue to complain about overloading, mostly during peak hours.

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Rwanda:Rwanda Supports Comesa’s Digital Agenda – PM Ngirente

July 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Times] Rwanda deeply values the role of COMESA in expanding market integration for its members, and remains committed to the regional bloc’s vision, according to Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente.

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Africa:Airlines That’ll Succeed Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

July 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nation] Recent years have been brutal for African airlines but, in spite of that, there is a new rush to resurrect dead national carriers (in Uganda) or to put bedridden ones in the air again (in Tanzania).

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Nigeria:Nigerian Customs Must Adopt New Technologies to Secure Ports – Comptroller-General

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has said the agency must benefit from the opportunities of new technologies in securing the Nigerian boarders and ports

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Nigeria:Labour Urges Govt to Expedite Action On New Minimum Wage

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Guardian] The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure that implementation of the new national minimum wage does not exceed September.

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Nigeria:APM Terminals Denies Delaying Containers

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Guardian] Contrary to insinuations in some quarters, APM Terminals Apapa said it does not deliberately delay cargo in any port terminal, as this would work against its business interest.

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Nigeria:Nigeria Announces Name of New National Air Carrier

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday announced that the name of the proposed new National Carrier is ‘Nigeria Air’.

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South Africa:Fort Hare Exams Suspended As Nehawu Strike Over Wages Continues

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] Students at the University of Fort Hare have been unable to write their exams due to a strike by members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union.

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South Africa:Cosatu Welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[COSATU] COSATU welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill as presented to parliament today. The federation appreciates the process of engagement at Nedlac that led to many substantial areas of agreement.

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Nigeria:Ayade Wins Best Governor On Agriculture Sector

July 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[This Day] Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has won BusinessDay Newspaper Award for the Best Performing Governor in agriculture sector.

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