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Nigeria: 22 Traders Die in Ghastly Road Accident

March 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] Twenty-two traders have died in a motor accident that occurred on the Tunga Giwa – Ruwa road in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi.

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Nigeria: NCAA Okays Helicopter Operations in Abuja

March 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has cleared all helicopter operators duly certified by the regulatory authority to commence operations in and out of Abuja.

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Ethiopia: Transforming Agriculture to Support Economic Growth

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] Recently, Ethiopia has launched its first Agricultural Extension Plan of action that will use market-oriented, demand driven and pluralistic practices and methods.

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South Africa: Social Grants Crisis – SAPS Must Investigate Suspicious Break-Ins

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[DA] The DA will today write to the Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, to request that he launches a full investigation into the break-in at the former Director General of the Department of Social Development, Zane Dangor’s home, a…

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South Africa: DA Welcomes the Tax Ombud Investigation Into Refund Delays By SARS

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[DA] The Democratic Alliance welcomes the announcement by the Tax Ombud, Judge Bernard Ngoepe, that he will conduct an investigation into systemic failures at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) that result in the reported delays in tax refunds.

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South Africa: SARS Welcomes Investigation Into Its Systems

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has welcomed an investigation into its systems by the Office of the Tax Ombud.

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South Africa: City of Cape Town to Try Flexi-Time, Work From Home, to Reduce Gridlock

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town will introduce flexi-hours and an option for working from home for some employees to help reduce the city’s infamous rush-hour gridlock. The city also wants bosses in private companies to consider doing the same.

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East Africa: KCB Cancels Growth Plans As Profits Falter

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] KCB Group has halted its continental expansion programme after posting minimal growth in net earnings for the 12 months period to December 2016.

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Kenya: Estimated Bills Reduce Kenya Power’s Earnings

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] Kenyan electricity transmission and distribution firm Kenya Power has recorded a negative working capital of Ksh7 billion ($70 million) in the six months to December 31, 2016, suggesting that the firm does not have cash to repay short-te…

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South Sudan: South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Seal Oil, Gas Deal

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea have unveiled an oil and gas partnership.

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