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Ghana could be Africa's number four oil producer by 2020 -report

Sep 22 2016 10:12

Ghana could become the fourth biggest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020 once two new offshore fields come on stream, to push total output above 240 000 barrels per day.


Tiger brands Zim partner readies for bond notes

Sep 21 2016 18:33

Innscor Africa Limited, which has partnerships with South African companies such as Tiger Brands in Zimbabwe, says it will deal with bond notes at the appropriate time.


Ethiopia gets $200m loan for migrants jobs scheme

Sep 21 2016 18:02

The European Investment Bank is set to lend Ethiopia $200m to build two industry parks that will employ 30 000 refugees in a move aimed at curbing migration to Europe.


IMF sees Namibia's economic growth slowing

Sep 21 2016 17:45

The IMF expects Namibia's economic growth to slow to 2.5% this year after expanding by 5.3% in 2015, as a decline in construction activity weighs.


Rate cuts not enough to get Nigeria out of recession

Sep 21 2016 17:22

Interest rate cuts alone will not help to pull Nigeria out of a recession amidst rising inflation, the country's central bank says.


Namibian president says $5bn funding hinges on SA

Sep 20 2016 18:28

Namibia will seek to raise about $5bn over the next decade to help diversify and industrialise its economy with any debt sales to take place in South Africa.


Angolan parliament approves smaller budget

Sep 19 2016 17:40

Angola's parliament has approved a smaller 2016 budget than it had originally planned, after lower oil prices hammered state revenues in Africa's largest crude exporter.


Nigeria finance minister eyes interest rates cut

Sep 19 2016 13:33

Nigeria's finance minister wants the central bank to lower interest rates so that the government can borrow domestically to boost an economy dogged by a recession.


Politics, currencies bedevil African central banks’ task

Sep 19 2016 13:27

Africa’s major economies are taking diverging approaches to monetary policy as they struggle to cope with volatile currencies, slumping growth and political meddling.


Nigerian inflation accelerates as food costs surge

Sep 16 2016 16:45

Nigerian inflation has accelerated for a tenth consecutive month in August as food prices climbed, strengthening the case for the central bank to raise interest rates.

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Private equity in Africa loses its shine

Sep 16 2016 11:26

Major private equity firms have seen a number of top management departures in Africa as the funds grapple with investments hurt by a weak economy.


Politicians in Africa’s key economies aim at central banks

Sep 16 2016 11:16

Central banks in Africa’s largest economies are under attack as politicians campaign to limit regulators’ jurisdictions and demand changes to policy implementation.

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