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Egypt imposes tariff on exports of fish- Trade Ministry

In this March 26, 2017 photo, Hajj Mousa repairs his fishing net on his boat on the Mediterranean Sea coast, in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: Amr Nabil/AP/SIPAEgypt's Trade Ministry on Thursday imposed a tariff on the exports of fresh and frozen fish of 12,000 Egyptian pounds per tonne for four months.

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Nigeria's Buhari seeks approval to borrow $6.93 bln from China, World Bank

Passengers traveling to Kano peer through a window of the inaugural train in Lagos, Nigeria Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPANigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking parliament's approval for a proposal to borrow $5.85 billion from China to modernise its rail network and another $1.075 billion from the World Bank to help rebuild the insurgency-torn northeast.

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Egypt wheat reserves at 2.6 months supply

In this May 19, 2013 photo, a farmer holds grains of wheat in his hands on a field in Fayoum, 60 miles, (100 kilometers), south of Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP/SIPAEgypt, the world's largest importer of the grain, has said it aims to buy about 4-4.5 million tonnes of wheat from farmers this season while cracking down on smuggling that has cost the country hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years.

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Cabin crew at South African Airways launch strike over pay

Fire service vehicle parks in front of the South African Airways SA286 in the Hong Kong International Airport Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Photo: AP/SIPACabin crew at South African Airways (SAA) went on strike on Wednesday over pay benefits, the top union at the state-owned carrier said, disrupting domestic flights and threatening to extend the walkout to international routes.

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Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

In a photo from Oct. 30, 2009 a child suffering from malaria sleeps under a mosquito net while a mother feeds here child, also suffering from malaria, in the Siaya hospital in Western Kenya. Photo: KAREL PRINSLOO/AP/SIPAGhana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

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South Africa's Sibanye declares war on illegal gold miners

 Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman, third from left, ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP/SIPAIllegal gold mining has plagued South Africa's mining companies for decades, robbing the industry and state coffers of billions of rand through small-time pilfering as well as networks run by organised crime.

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Kenya offers textile firms tax incentives to create jobs

A Kenyan woman look for clothes, March 12, 2005 at a second hand clothes market in the Kibera slum area of Nairobi. Photo: KHALLIL SENOSI/AP/SIPAKenya has started offering tax incentives to clothing companies, a key part of its under-performing manufacturing sector, to create jobs and provide affordable new clothes for shoppers.

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