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Deflation-hit Zimbabwe to grow 2.7% in 2016

Nov 26 2015 16:07

Zimbabwe’s cash strapped and investment starved economy will grow by 2.7% in 2016 after sagging to 1.5% this year, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.


Drought, revenue drop to weigh on Zim budget

Nov 25 2015 13:17

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa faces a tough task as he presents the country’s 2016 national budget amid falling revenues and a severe drought.


Drought cuts hydropower, hits Zambia's growth

Nov 23 2015 16:28

Drought conditions are set to hit economic growth in Zambia, with economists saying this year's figure will be below the 5% projected by the country.


SA a frontrunner to $2.7bn Gulf investment

Nov 19 2015 07:10

South Africa is the second most preferred investment destination by Gulf firms, which have invested up to $2.7bn in sub-Saharan Africa in the first half of the year.


Nigeria wants more money to cover fuel subsidy

Nov 18 2015 18:15

The Nigerian president has asked for the approval of a supplementary budget to cover the nearly $2bn owed to fuel importers.


Kenya charges govt officials with graft

Nov 17 2015 19:32

A Kenyan court has charged the former head of the state-run Geothermal Development Company and other senior executives with abuse of office.


Fed suspense grips Africa Central Banks

Nov 16 2015 21:00

Central banks at three corners of Africa - South Africa, Ghana and Kenya - have a last chance in coming days to prepare their economies for any liftoff in US interest rates.


Dubai positioned as gateway for Africa trade

Nov 11 2015 18:54

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa’s growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment.


Cassava beer taps new market in Mozambique

Nov 01 2015 11:45

In Mozambique's bars and street stalls, the tipple of choice nowadays is a cold "Impala" -- a beer made from cassava rather than barley.


Nigeria planning $25bn infrastructure fund - official

Oct 30 2015 08:41

Nigeria is planning to set up a $25bn infrastructure fund to invest in the transport and energy sectors in Africa's most populous nation, a spokesperson says.

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Nordic, African ties strengthened

Oct 29 2015 19:18

African and Nordic leaders have gathered in Oslo to discuss how Nordic expertise could be linked with African opportunities.


Youth juggle jobs to survive - study

Oct 29 2015 15:58

Most young people are juggling a lot of different income streams to survive financially, a study presented at the first Young Africa Works Summit shows.

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