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Ethiopia:Zutti – a Small Town With Many Opportunities

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] Zutti Cattle Market

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Ethiopia:House Steps Closer to Ratify World Bank Loans, Grant

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Reporter] The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday held the first step discussions on two draft bills of a loan agreement and a grant assistance with a combined amount of some USD 975 million.

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Tanzania:Tanzania’s Huge Cattle Herds – Boon or Bane

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Citizen] The director general of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Albina Chuwa, told a press conference in Dodoma on Wednesday that Tanzania boasts the second-largest cattle herds in Africa – behind Ethiopia.

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South Africa:Your Cellphone Records and the Law – the Legal Loophole That Lets State Spying Run Rampant

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily Maverick] There are laws in place preventing intelligence services from intercepting communications unless a specially designated judge scrutinises each case. But, on estimate, 95% of court orders related to telecoms interception are never even …

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Sudan:Security Forces Tighten Grip On Fuel, Goods

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Radio Dabanga] Delling / El Gedaref / El Fasher -Security forces in Delling, South Kordofan, have tightened the control on goods taken out of the city. Farmers have staged repeated protests at teh security service’s offices in eastern Sudan, to obtain…

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Mozambique:Maize Producers Complain of Malawian Prices

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[AIM] Maputo -Maize producers in Milange district, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, are being swindled by traders from neighbouring Malawi, who offer rock bottom prices for their grain, reports Friday’s issue of the independent daily “O …

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Angola:TAAG Clarifies Request to Government for Capitalization

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Airlines (TAAG) announced Friday that the $ 900 million requested from the government for its capitalization represents the total amount of liabilities incurred in the purchase of the company’s aircrafts.

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Angola:Minister of Energy Recommends Celerity in Power Connection

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola’s energy and water minister, João Baptista Borges, recommended speeding up the project of home connections and setting up prepaid meters in the municipalities of Cacuaco and Cazenga in Luanda.

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Tanzania:Tanzania Opens Bids Linked to Stiegler’s Gorge Power Generation Project

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Citizen] Tanzania has opened bids by companies seeking contracts to clear forests within the Selous ecosystem, a world heritage site, in preparation for the construction of the Stiegler’s Gorge hydroelectric dam.

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Nigeria:AfDB Approves $100M Loan for Fertiliser Firm in Nigeria

May 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $100 million loan for Nigeria’s Indorama Eleme Fertiliser and Chemicals to boost production.

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