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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:35:15 GMT
Mozambique:High Turnout As Voting Begins
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Long queues in many places suggest that turnout will be higher this year than in past municipal elections, when turnout has been less than 50%. Based on reports from our correspondents, most polling stations op...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 04:49:36 GMT
Africa:Mental Illness Will Cost the World U.S.$16 Trillion By 2030
[Bhekisisa] The Life Esidimeni tragedy makes headlines again in a new global report.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 04:19:51 GMT
South Africa:New Finance Minister Enjoys Pilchards, Not Afraid of Being 'Spicy'
[News24Wire] South Africa's fifth finance minister in less than three years, Tito Mboweni, is certainly relatable at a time of pinching pockets and questions over political policies.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:51:26 GMT
Angola:Govt Secures U.S.$2 Billion Loan From China
[ANGOP] Beijing -The republics of Angola and China signed last Tuesday, in Beijing, signed an agreement that outlines a financing from the Chinese Development Bank estimated at USD 2 million.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:26:52 GMT
Zimbabwe:Mining Firm Plans Legal Action Against Central Bank
[The Herald] Diversified resources group RioZim Limited, is planning legal action against the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) over failure to meet its obligation to avail foreign currency saying this is choking its business.

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