Economy

Jan 22, 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo’s president elect Felix Tshisekedi received a chorus of congratulations from African leaders on Sunday and Monday in a growing sign that his disputed election win will…
Jan 20, 2019
Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president. No explanation was given for the resignations, though…
Jan 20, 2019
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala. At the port,…
Jan 16, 2019
When economically challenged rulers try to run nations, especially fragile ones, they can easily make mistakes. In the past few weeks demonstrators have taken to the streets of Khartoum and…
Jan 14, 2019
Gabon's prime minister announced a new government in a video message recorded thousands of miles away in Morocco, where ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo is recovering from a stroke. Recently…
Jan 11, 2019
Félix Tshisekedi is the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) president elect. He is the leader of one of the DRC’s longest serving opposition parties, the Union for Democracy and…
Jan 07, 2019
Preliminary results from Democratic Republic of Congo’s tumultuous presidential election will be delayed past Sunday’s deadline, the head of the election commission told Reuters. The commission, known as CENI, had…
Jan 05, 2019
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N1.2 trillion revenue for 2018.   The Public Relations Officer of the service, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah, disclosed this in a statement in…
Jan 05, 2019
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N1.2 trillion revenue for 2018.   The Public Relations Officer of the service, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah, disclosed this in a statement in…
Jan 05, 2019
A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has not been called off, a representative said on Friday, after state media said the action had ended following a meeting between medical staff and…
Jan 05, 2019
The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) said on Friday an audit shows mining companies owe the government more than the state is due to pay them in tax refunds. Mining companies…
Jan 05, 2019
Food and nutrition security exists when everyone has access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life all the time. In many communities in sub-Saharan Africa,…
Jan 02, 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo’s government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as the country nervously awaited results from the weekend’s…
Jan 02, 2019
ZIMBABWE’S revenue collections surpassed $5 billion after a tax increase on electronic transfers buoyed December collections to peak at $572,4 million, official data has shown. In a bid to shore…

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