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5.5 percent growth for Uganda’s economy by June 2018

5.5 percent growth for Uganda’s economy by June 2018

Uganda’s GDP will grow 5.5 percent in the year ending June 2018. The economy will be boosted by higher oil sector investments and lower borrowing costs. A budget paper seen by Reu ...

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Africa’s poultry business on the rise

Africa’s poultry business on the rise

Dutch bank Rabobank says in a report that Africa is ready to take its place on the world stage, as the poultry industry is evolving, from a national and regional basis to a more g ...

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Nigeria’s economy shrinks by 1.5%

Nigeria’s economy shrinks by 1.5%

Figures just out show Nigeria’s economy shrank by 1.5% in 2016. Nigeria is grappling with its worst economic crisis in a generation. Last spring Africa’s largest economy officiall ...

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Frederick Chiluba’s wife dies – Zambia

Frederick Chiluba’s wife dies – Zambia

Widow of Zambia’s second president Frederick Chiluba, Regina Chifunda Chiluba, has died. Family sources have confirmed that Mrs Chiluba died at the University Teaching Hospital (U ...

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Algeria’s president ‘doing well’ after illness

Algeria’s president ‘doing well’ after illness

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is "doing well" despite a health scare last week which forced him to postpone a meeting with the German Chancellor, the general secretary o ...

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