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South Africa’s trade balance swings to deficit in January

 South Africa’s trade balance swung to deficit of 13.08 billion rand ($937.43 million) in January from a ...

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EU blacklists Nigeria, Libya over money laundering, terrorism financing

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that ...

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Namibia expects first economic growth in 3 years – Apex bank

 Namibia’s central bank expects the domestic economy to grow in 2019 for the first time in three ...

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Egypt targets GDP growth of 5.6% in 2019

Egypt is targeting gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5.6 per cent in the fiscal year ending ...

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African Development Bank to present 2019 African Economic Outlook at 32nd AU Summit

The African Development Bank will present the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report on the sidelines ...

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Atiku Abubakar proposes amnesty for corruption suspects in Nigeria

Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects ...

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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum in 2020

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2020 will be hosted in Ethiopia, as the Eastern African nation ...

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Nigeria’s 2.1% economic growth to spur W/Africa’s 2019 forecast

Nigeria’s 2.1 per cent economic growth projection in 2019 is expected to drive the regional growth forecast ...

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Zimbabwe teachers to strike over pay as currency crisis deepens

 Zimbabwean teachers will commence strike on Tuesday to press for U.S. dollar-denominated salaries following the failure of ...

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Zimbabwe government lays off over 3,000 civil servants

Over 3000 workers in Zimbabwe’s youth ministry have been laid off, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government tries ...

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