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Kenya: 21 Injured in Grisly Road Accident Involving Kenya Mpya Bus

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nairobi News] Twenty-one people were on Wednesday afternoon injured after a bus and a lorry were involved in an accident along the Thika superhighway in Juja.

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Kenya: Chaos After Kibirigwi Coffee Farmers Locked Out of Agm

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nation] Coffee farmers on Thursday demonstrated against alleged mistreatment by the management of Kibirigwi Coffee Cooperative Society in Kirinyaga County.

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Namibia: Union Takes On August 26 Over Retrenchments

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Namibian] NAMIBIA Food and Allied Workers Union general secretary Jacob Penda claims August 26 Textile and Garment Factory is closing due to an alleged theft of N$25,7 million from the company.

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Uganda: Exports Grow Despite Regional Trade Wars

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Monitor] Despite border disputes and export blockades imposed on some of Uganda’s goods, exports grew in 2019, according to data from Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB).

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South Africa: Former Eskom Chair – Gigaba Overruled Appointment of White Acting CEO in Election Year

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] Former Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba overruled Eskom’s board’s appointment of an acting CEO in 2014 because the candidate was white and it was a general election year, the power utility’s former chairperson Zola Tsotsi has told…

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South Africa: Struggling GDP Growth, Policy Uncertainty Top Concerns for Pessimistic South African CEOs – Report

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] South African CEOs are far more worried than their international peers about uncertain economic growth, policy uncertainty and social instability, according to a new report by PwC.

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South Africa: SARS Targets Illicit Traders

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has committed the revenue collector to work closely with other government agencies to stamp out illicit trading plaguing various sectors.

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South Africa: Would Wage Transparency Work in SA?

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Frame] In Scandinavian countries, citizens can look up what any other citizen earns in an online national database. Could South Africa use a version of income transparency? Economists, as usual, are divided.

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South Africa: NCC Blows Lid On Bribery Attempts in Textile Industry

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has expressed concern about attempts of bribery by certain suppliers in the textile industry, who do not want to comply with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

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Ghana: Group Demonstrates Against Mining of Bauxite in Atewa Forest

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ghanaian Times] Kyebi -PSome concerned citizens of Atewa on Tuesday embarked on a demonstration from Sagimase to Kyebi in the Eastern Region to voice their displeasure against government’s decision to allow mining of bauxite in the Atewa forest range.

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