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    20-Oct-2018 to 12:43

    Indian mining firm to begin Mozambique operations in 2019

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The managing director of Sol Mineração Moçambique, Ravibhusan Bhardwej, has said the company will start coal mining operations next year in Mozambique's natural resource-rich western province of Tete.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 12:44

    Kenya losing $208m in revenue to illicit trade of textiles

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) on Friday said that the country is losing annually about 21 billion shillings ($208 million) in revenue from the textiles and apparels market due to illicit trade.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 09:30

    Summit throws spotlight on S/Africa’s mine workers’ safety

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — While South Africa is well known for its rich mineral endowment and well-regulated mining industry, which is a major contributor to the economy, the sector is grappling with the health and safety of miners as the industry reels from the latest deaths of two miners in the Johannesburg area.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 09:16

    S/Africa leads continent as investor destination – Bank

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s strong financial market infrastructure and robust legal framework has ensured the country remains the ultimate destination for investors in Africa, according to the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index released here Thursday.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 07:34

    Sierra Leone: Tourism Minister launches campaign against negative news

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Tourism Ministry has launched a campaign to discourage the online publication of negative news about the country.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 17:57

    Uganda bans labour export to Oman

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan government has temporarily placed a ban on the export of menial workers to Oman over reports of their abuse in the Gulf state.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 14:37

    ECA aims to become Africa’s premier think tank-Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is working hard to ensure it becomes a premier think tank that Africa can rely on to address some of its social, economic and environmental challenges, ECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe said,

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