Economy

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THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) claims bond notes are now being sold in Botswana, bringing to four the number of Sadc countries where bond notes are reportedly on sale.…
Jul 08, 2017
South African stock exchange operator JSE Limited, plans a cost-cutting programme, including around 60 job cuts, to produce savings of about 170 million rand ($12.71 million) a year from 2019…
Jul 03, 2017
The World Bank said on Sunday it had approved a $345 million loan for the expansion of a port in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam, which the East African…
Jul 01, 2017
Kenya announced mixed economic news on Friday as inflation and growth slowed ahead of August elections, relieving voters plagued by high prices but doing less to burnish the ruling party's…
Jul 01, 2017
Kenya's inflation fell to 9.21 percent year-on-year in June, from 11.70 percent a month earlier, the statistics office said on Friday. The fall is partly due to a drop in…
Jun 24, 2017
Democratic Republic of Congo's chamber of mines said on Friday it expects the country to produce a record 1.05 million tonnes of copper in 2017, up 2.4 percent over last…
Jun 22, 2017
Nigeria's crude oil exports are set to exceed 2 million barrels per day (bpd) in August, the highest level planned for 17 months, as the nation's oil industry nears a…
Jun 19, 2017
Remittances from expatriate Egyptians rose by 11.1 percent between the currency float in November and the end of April, the central bank said on Sunday, with economists suggesting recent reforms…
Jun 19, 2017
The speaker of the Zambian National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, has suspended 48 opposition legislators for 30 days as a punishment for unauthorised absence from the parliament. Their offence? To have…
Jun 17, 2017
Nigeria plans to auction 140 billion naira ($460 million) in bonds on June 21, the Debt Management Office said on Friday. The debt office will sell 40 billion naira of…
Jun 15, 2017
A Eurobond that Ivory Coast launched this month raised $1.25 billion in 16-year debt and 625 million euros in 8-year paper, the prime minister said on Wednesday. Prime Minister Amadou…
Jun 12, 2017
South Africa's rand traded firmer on Monday, shrugging off a credit downgrade of both local and foreign currency ratings as investors kept faith in the high yield on offer. At…
Jun 11, 2017
Tanzania's government signed a $154 million contract on Saturday with the state-run China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to expand the main port in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. Tanzania…
Jun 10, 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may grant Zambia up to $1.3 billion in a three-year credit facility to help plug a budget deficit of around 7 percent, the lender's mission…

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