Economy

Jan 26, 2020
A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions as the economy crumbles, and a doctors' group on Thursday…
Jan 24, 2020
Angola rose 19 places in the international ranking of countries that fight corruption, impunity and promote respect for human rights. The information was provided on Thursday by the Minister of…
Jan 20, 2020
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced his new government on Friday evening, and reappointed Carlos Agostinho do Rosario as Prime Minister. Under the Mozambican system, the Prime Minister is not the…
Jan 19, 2020
Rwanda's economy is expected to grow by 8% this year and in 2021 versus an estimated 8.5% in 2019, boosted by private investment and trade, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…
Jan 19, 2020
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced plans to reduce his administration’s fiscal distress, with a decision to cut thousands of telecommunications jobs. LEFTIST POLICY Indirectly employed by the government…
Jan 17, 2020
Africa’s richest woman and Angola’s ex-first daughter Isabel dos Santos expressed interest on Thursday in running for the presidency despite an asset freeze and accusations of diverting more than a…
Jan 15, 2020
On the eve of the statement marking the 108th birthday of the governing African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s finance minister Tito Mboweni tweeted: If you cannot effect deep structural…
Jan 17, 2020
Data gathered and calculated by Learnbonds.com indicates that Japan has the highest national debt per person. With a population of 126,847,639, each Japanese national owes 89,525.51 of the $11.4 trillion…
Jan 13, 2020
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the task, saying that a solution was surely possible. Egyptian officials have occasionally threatened military action against the dam.    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy…
Jan 09, 2020
The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets” in recent months. Mohamed Ibn…
Dec 28, 2019
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has projected a high cost of doing business in 2020. Its Director-General, Dr Muda Yusuf, made the projection in the LCCI 2019…
Dec 22, 2019
Cameroon’s parliament granted special status on Friday to two English-speaking regions to try to calm a separatist insurgency that has killed 2,000 people, but the separatists said only independence would…
Dec 16, 2019
Former leader of the radical South African left, Julius Malema, was unsurprisingly reappointed on Saturday night at the head of his party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) meeting Congress in…
Dec 16, 2019
The upsurge of Somali piracy after 2005 led to significant international activity in the Horn of Africa. Naval missions, training programmes, capital investment and capacity building projects were among the…
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