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Zimbabwe:World Cup Boosts Econet’s Data Usage Through Kwese

[263Chat] The Fifa 2018 World Cup tournament has been a boon for the uptake of Kwesé iflix, Econet Media’s recently launched video-on-demand service, which offers top sports and entertainment content on mobile phones, tablets and other multimedia plat… Continue reading

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Lesotho:Minister Refutes Claims of Interests in Kao Mine

[Lesotho Times] MINING Minister Keketso Sello has reacted angrily to allegations that he has interests in the troubled Kao Mine and he is protecting the mine from parliamentary scrutiny and censure for its alleged failure to compensate villagers for re… Continue reading

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Malawi:Castel Malawi Confess Producing Poor Taste Carlsberg Green Beer

[Nyasa Times] After a long and loud cry of the poor taste of Carlsberg Green beer by the imbibers, Castel Malawi has finally heard the cries and has come out to acknowledge the substandard production of the brand. Continue reading

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South Africa:Bheki Cele Sends a Strong Message to the Trucking Industry After N3 Blockade Arrests

[News24Wire] Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele, has issued a strong warning against the blockading of roads by trucks drivers, following the arrest of 62 drivers on the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass in KwaZulu-Natal. Continue reading

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East Africa:EAC Exports to Europe Hit U.S.$2.5 Billion

[Citizen] Arusha -Coffee, cut flowers, tobacco, tea, fish, vegetables and precious stones exports from the East African Community (EAC) bloc to Europe rose to $ 2.5 billion last year from $ 2.3bn in 2016. Continue reading

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Malawi:FDH Bank Launches Salima Branch, Donates to District Hospital

[Nyasa Times] FDH Bank has launched a new Salima branch which was spiced up with donations to Ndimoyo Palliative Care Trust and Salima District Hospital which got K400 000 and K2 million worth of equipment respectively. Continue reading

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Kenya:City Hall Postpones Budget With ‘Unrealistic Figures’

[Nairobi News] Nairobi County has postponed reading of the budget to next week to give the finance executive more time to fine-tune it. Continue reading

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Kenya:Carrefour Moves Into Galleria Mall Space Left Vacant By Nakumatt

[Nairobi News] French retailer Carrefour hypermarket has taken up another vacant store in Nairobi whose previous tenants were the struggling Nakumatt supermarket Continue reading

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Ghana:IT Technician Granted Bail for Stealing Gh¢ 114,255 Data Bundle

[Ghanaian Times] Danny Kafui Gblonya, an Information Technology (IT) technician, accused of stealing GH¢ 114,255.00 data bundle belonging to Busy Internet, in Accra, has been granted GH¢150,000 bail with three sureties, yesterday, by an Accra circuit… Continue reading

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Ghana:Parliament Grants Fiscal Concessions to Anglogold Ashanti, Ghana

[Ghanaian Times] PARLIAMENT has approved and adopted the report of the joint committee on Finance and Mines and Energy, granting fiscal concessions to Anglogold Ashanti Ghana Limited, under a tax concession agreement between Ghana government and the mi… Continue reading

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