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Nigeria Overtakes South Africa As Africa’s Largest Economy

“Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the continent’s largest economy, a report by Bloomberg has shown. Nigeria’s re-emergence as Africa’s biggest…

South African Economy In Recession, Agriculture Takes Hardest Knock

“New figures released by Statistics South Africa have shown that the country’s economy shrank by 1,4% in the fourth quarter…

Nigeria’s economy is booming

“Nigeria’s economic growth rate rose to 2.55 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019, its highest quarterly growth since…

Tanzania’s economy

Tanzania’s economy should continue to grow and should experience an increase in the inflation rate. “Tanzania’s inflation rate is expected…

Kenya’s economy projected to grow 6.2pc in 2020

“Kenya’s economy is projected to record a growth expanding by 6.2 per cent this year from 5.7 per cent posted…

New year, old problems

In the past seven days 5 soldiers and 4 terrorists were killed in Nigeria; 6  soldiers and 19 terrorists were…

World Bank Projects Weak Growth of Economies in Sub-Saharan Region

“The World Bank has projected a weaker economic growth in sub Saharan African in 2020, pinning hopes on investor confidence…

Tanzania’s economic growth accellerates

“According to A Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics report released recently, the fast growth of the gross domestic product in…

AfDB Shareholders Approve Landmark $115 Billion Capital Boost

“The shareholders of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved $115 billion capital injection that will see the pan-African lender…

Zimbabwe’s economy is shrinking

“Zimbabwe’s gross domestic product (GDP) is seen contracting by as much as 10% by the end of the 2019 financial…

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