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IMF Warns Of Rising Inflation in Zimbabwe

Harare - THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of rising inflation in Zimbabwe, saying it is likely to reach seven percent by year-end,...

World Bank Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa

Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a record $57 billion in...

South Africa Jails 22 Illegal Miners

The Virginia High Court has on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 imposed lengthy jail terms to 22 convicted illegal miners. Lovemore Chaba Mlambo (35) man behind...

What Democracy Can Do To a Country: The Case of Zambia

Zambia is a typical case of the democratic dividend. After many years of Kaunda's misrule (1964-1990), democracy was introduced in 1991 following a sweeping...

Botswana Holds Day Of Prayer Following Good Rains

Botswana will on Sunday hold a national day of prayer, thanking the Almighty for the heavy rains experienced recently. President Ian Khama said it was...

Drought Threatens 1.5 Million Somalis – UN

Less than half of the people in Somalia have access to basic health services, the United Nations health agency  said, announcing that it is...

Botswana’s Economy Heading For Rocks

The $14-billion economy contracted by 1.7 percent in 2015, weighed down by persistent power and water cuts that disrupted factory production and would struggle...

Botswana Economy Set to Register Growth – Minister

Botswana Finance minister, Kenneth Matambo has projected a 2,9 percent economic growth rate for the diamond producing country in 2017, with a forecast of...

Stellenbosch Researchers Study Decline in Forest-Birds

Forest-dwelling bird species are disappearing from some of South Africa's indigenous forests, with forest birds in the Eastern Cape being the most affected. A new...

The Need for New Paradigm Shift to Rescue Zimbabwe Economy

For any economy to grow and develop, it has to invariably balance the uneasy macro-economic triangle. This triangle is made up of the macro-economic...
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