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Tanzania: Mining Centres Boost Revenue Collection to Over 358bn/-

THE establishment of mineral centres in the country's mineral-rich regions has boosted revenue collection to over 358.9bn/-in the fiscal year...

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Tanzania: Mining Sector Revenue Collection Hits Record 470bn/-

TANZANIA is set to attain the upper-income economy status from the lower-middle it attained recently if procurement of machines to add value to...

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Malawi: CSOs Ask Malawi Govt to Reduce Internet Tarrifs

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) have asked government to reduce the cost of information and communication technology (ICT) services, especially Internet and mobile...

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Tanzania: Fcc Reviews 529 Consumer Contracts in Five Years

THE Fair Competition Commission (FCC) has reviewed 529 consumer contracts for the past five...

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Africa: Baaba Maal the New Voice of Marginalized Peoples in Africa

Southern African Trust, African Philanthropy Network and TrustAfrica are pleased to announce the appointment of the eminent international music star, Baaba Maal, as the...

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Namibia: Environment Fund Rakes in Taxes

NAMIBIA'S Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) has to date received approximately N$31 million worth of environmental taxes from the Ministry of...

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Namibia: COVID-19 Wrecks Environment Funding

THE Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) faces reduced funding contributions from its international sources as a result of the coronavirus...

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Namibia: 285 Mining Jobs Lost Amid COVID-19

THE mining sector has lost about 285 jobs as a result of the Covid-19 imposed lockdown and state of the emergency...

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Malawi: Farmer Association Gives Two Karonga Health Centres Ppe

Kaporo Smallholder Farmers Association in Karonga has given Kasoba and Mpata health centres personal protective equipment to enhance their response to Covid-19...

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Nigeria: EXPOSED – Nine Years On, Contractors Fail to Rehabilitate Railway Line

On March 19 this year, eight officials of the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Nigerian Railway Corporation huddled together in Abuja with...

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South Africa: The ANC and Business Are Still Talking Past Each Other

On Friday 10 July, the ANC and Business for SA (B4SA) released policy documents outlining blueprints for an economic recovery. While finding common...

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Covid-19 in Kenya: How Zumba dancing is helping frontline workers

Zumba dance classes are helping keep Kenyan health workers motivated during the coronavirus...

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Liberia: Atty. Koffi Woods, Alexander Cummings Run to Rescue Ailing Sport Icons

Monrovia -- Renowned Human Rights Lawyer, Atty. Samuel Koffi Woods, has promised to work with relevant stakeholders to set up a national fund for...

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Liberia: Liberian Ocean Expert Joins Scientists to Discuss Global Solutions to Ocean Acidification

Monrovia -- Liberia's Oceanographer and Queen's University Belfast PhD Scholar, Sheck A. Sherif joined scientists from across the world to discuss actions to address...

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Liberia: Mines and Energy Minister Fears Xenophobic Attacks in Mining Sector – Puts National Security On the Alert

Monrovia -- Liberia's Minister of Mines and Energy Gesler E. Murray has warned that if care is not taken, the increase in social marginalization...

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Mozambique: Second Month of Falling Prices

Maputo -- The overall level of prices in Mozambique fell in June by 0.55 per cent, according to the latest figures from the National...

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South Africa: Touch, Pause, Engage – the Women Who Keep the Rugby Maul Rolling

Who was that woman 'stealing the spotlight' from the Springboks after their World Cup triumph? Turns out she was from the Cape Flats...

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South Africa: Three Quick and Simple Moves That Could Be Economic Game Changers for South Africa

As President Ramaphosa's government negotiates the near-impossible array of dangerous developments that are delivered daily by the Covid-19 pandemic, the ANC is having...

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South Africa: Mission (Almost) Impossible – Trying to Fly Stranded South Africans Back Home

The 'boertjie' who runs Maple Aviation takes flak from all quarters as he tries to bring stranded South Africans home: "I take calls...

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Coronavirus: South Africans divided over second alcohol ban

While some back the government restrictions others say citizens are being blamed for state...

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Seychelles: Six-Month Fishing Shut-Down in Seychellois Harbour Leads to 6cm Growth

An increase in the size and number of fish caught in traps was observed in an area around the main harbour of...

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South Africa: Pimville, Soweto, Residents Without Electricity for Six Weeks

Residents in Pimville, Soweto, say they have been left without power for six weeks after damage to a transformer that supplies the Zone...

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South Africa: EFF Member From Makhado Posed On Twitter As Racist White Woman to Monetise Racial Tensions

A Twitter account linked to a member of the EFF from Makhado, Limpopo, exploited racial tensions to monetise traffic to his...

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Algeria: Speeding Up Financial Reform to Save U.S.420bn in 2020

Algiers -- President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune instructed the government, at the Council of Ministers meeting held Sunday, to accelerate the...

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South Africa: Why Quantitative Easing Isn’t Appropriate for South Africa

A smart person I know recently posed the following question: 'What are the arguments against printing money to fund expenditure given the scope...

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Seychelles: New Bill to Protect Consumers in the Financial Sector Being Worked On in Seychelles

Work has started in Seychelles on a new consumer protection bill for the financial sector. The process, now in the public consultative...

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Mauritius: Smart Agriculture Project to Promote Mauritius’ Agro-Ecological Transition

Various agro-ecological farming equipment were remitted to four farmers of the region of La Laura under the 'Smart Agriculture Project' during a...

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South Africa: Nosipho Mthembu Is a Paddler Out of Water

The young canoeist is finding life in lockdown and banned from the dam on which she usually trains tedious, but all the running...

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Tanzania: Company Links Farmers With Industries for Market

THE Export and Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), has landed significant strides in linking farmers to supply of raw materials to industries in the...

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Tanzania: Mbao, KMC, Mbeya City Glorify Relegation Battle

WITH Singida United already succumbed to relegation, surprises will be term heralding results of the four remaining matches of the Premier League with...

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