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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40 than, “Here we go again.”

Why diamond-rich Botswana must diversify its economy

As a duck is to water, the word “diamond” is synonymous with this southern African nation. Since the beginning of...

Nigeria’s economy exits recession with 0.11% growth in fourth quarter

Nigeria’s economy surprisingly came out of a recession in the fourth quarter, fuelled by growth in the agriculture and telecommunications industry that offset a...

DR Congo’s economy grew 0.8% in 2020 propelled by strong mineral activity

Democratic Republic of Congo’s economy thwarted a projected COVID-19 pandemic-induced recession in 2020 to grow 0.8% boosted by strong returns in the mining sector,...

Zambia’s central bank raises benchmark rate as it scales back projects to ease debt relief talks

Zambia’s central bank has increased its benchmark interest rate to 8.5% from 8%, marking the first such raise since November 2019.

Nigeria’s economic woes prolong as inflation rate continues to rise

Nigeria’s annual inflation rate jumped 0.72% to 16.47% in January from the previous month, marking a 17th monthly increase as the effects of the...

MTN Group projects 2020 earnings to double on the back of $1.67 billion divestment plan

South Africa’s largest mobile operator by subscribers – MTN Group – projects its 2020 earnings to almost double, powered by gains from the sale...

Angola requests Dutch court to hand over Dos Santos-linked $500 million assets

Angola’s government has formally asked a Dutch court to hand over a $500 million stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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