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Zimbabwe: Former VP Mphoko Exposed in Choppies Bribery Storm

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] A Botswana company currently involved in a fierce ownership tussle for retail chain store, Choppies, has made shocking revelations on how former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko was both bribed and used as a front to defeat the country’…

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South Africa: Khayelitsha Eco Warriors Bring Solar Energy to Salt River School

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily Maverick] A group of 10 Khayelitsha students have become eco warriors and eco leaders. In the first week of December the students graduated from a year-long programme run by Project 90 by 2030, which taught them about renewable energy. Part of t…

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Tunisia: Libya Is Shutting Down El Sharara After Field Seized By Tribesmen

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Benghazi /Libya -Libya is shutting down production at its biggest oilfield after tribesmen and state security guards seized the El Sharara facility, field engineers and protesters said on Sunday, but there was no confirmation fro…

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South Africa: Worker Takes Eskom Labour Brokers to CCMA

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] When Tshepang’s* first child was born, he dropped out of school to work and take care of his daughter’s needs. The young father spent every day since, striving to make life as comfortable as he can for his two kids.

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Tanzania: President Magufuli Hands Over 670,000 IDs to Boost Tax Collections

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily News] President John Magufuli has handed over 670,000 special Identity Cards to all Regional Commissioners that will be distributed to petty traders across the country.

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South Africa: Nine Deaths Recorded, R350k in Fines Issued On Western Cape Roads Over Weekend

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] The Western Cape Traffic Department said nine deaths were recorded on the roads over the second weekend in December.

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Nigeria: Runsewe Commends Organizers of 3rd Abuja Annual Trade

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Vanguard] The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has commended designers of the Wuye ultra-modern market in Abuja. He gave the commendation during the occasion of the opening of the 3rd Wuye annual tra…

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South Africa: SA to Partake in IATF

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is due to attend the Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF), which gets underway in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday.

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South Africa: Dti Welcomes Judgment On Interest Rate Regulations

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss the application of Micro Finance South Africa (MFSA) challenging the regulations reducing the interest rate on short-term loans.

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Nigeria: 37 Ships Carrying Various Products Expected At Lagos Ports

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 36 ships to bring in petroleum products, food and other goods from Dec. 10 to Dec. 29, at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

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