Tag Archives: Economy

11 February 19

South Sudan to reach pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020

South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.

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20 January 19

What would a Chinese economic slowdown mean for Africa?

China’s extensive investment in Africa has drawn a lot of attention in the Western media over the past couple of decades. The Asian powerhouse has established itself as the single largest investor in Africa, promising to invest $175 billion across
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14 January 19

Eritrea and Somalia among the world’s least powerful passports

Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.

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21 December 18

Year in Review: The key things that happen in Eat Africa 2018

A lot can happen in East Africa over a 12-month period and every year there are landmark events that promise to shape the future of the region. Change comes quickly in this part of the world – both good and
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19 December 18

Uganda set to sell $103m debt to fund defence ministry

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance has announced the country plans to sell $103 million (380 billion shillings) of debt to help fund the Ministry of Defense.

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27 November 18

Ethiopia set to launch its first satellite in 2019 – with help from China

Ethiopia’s space agency has announced plans to launch its first satellite during 2019, with financial and logistical help from Beijing.

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12 November 18

Tanzania: President threatens to deploy army in cashew nut crisis

Tanzania President John Magufuli has threatened to deploy the army amid a dispute between farmers and traders over the price of cashew nuts.

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31 October 18

World Bank: Rwanda 29th easiest country to do business in the world

Rwanda is the 29th easiest country to do business in the world, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2019, released on Wednesday.

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30 October 18

Kenya marks 44% increase in foreign investment

Kenya reported a 44% increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2017, according to Consultancy EY.

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09 October 18

CSAG: Extreme weather putting African societies and economies at risk

An increase in extreme weather patterns across Africa is putting the continent’s societies and economies at risk, according to the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) at the University of Cape Town.

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