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Rising prices pile more pressure on ordinary Zimbabweans

Rising prices pile more pressure on ordinary Zimbabweans

Since February, Zimbabwe's inflation rate has shot up from 66% to more than 130%, according to official statistics   Zimbabweans are finding it increasingly difficult to make ...

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Western countries to give South Africa $8.5 billion for energy transition

Western countries to give South Africa $8.5 billion for energy transition

In a joint statement issued by the South African government and the African Development Bank, it has been revealed that the countries of the United Kingdom, the United States, Fra ...

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Don’t blame foreign nationals for South Africa’s unemployment – Amnesty International

Don’t blame foreign nationals for South Africa’s unemployment – Amnesty International

High-ranking public officials and political leaders in South Africa must stop blaming the country’s high unemployment problem and poor economic status on foreign nationals, refuge ...

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Tourism boom for Egypt after months of restrictions

Tourism boom for Egypt after months of restrictions

Tourism boom for Egypt with Covid-19 vaccination’s impact. After 18 months of travel restrictions, tourists can once enjoy the beauty of ancient tombs. Tourism accounts for 9% of ...

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WhatsApp rivals grow as consumers seek alternatives

WhatsApp rivals grow as consumers seek alternatives

Popular messaging service WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy changes led to competitors such as Telegram and Signal seeing a growth phase as consumers searched for alternativ ...

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Anglo American sued for lead poisoning in Zambia mining town

Anglo American sued for lead poisoning in Zambia mining town

A group of Zambian women and children filed a suit against Anglo American Plc in South Africa, alleging the mining company caused widespread lead poisoning from a mine it owned un ...

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Rand begins to recover

Rand begins to recover

The South African rand was steady in early-morning trading but lost its footing against the greenback as the Jackson Hole convention kicked off in the US according to NKC Research ...

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Zimbabwe rolls out own currency banknotes in ten years

Zimbabwe rolls out own currency banknotes in ten years

Zimbabwean banks on Tuesday began issuing new notes and coins aimed at easing severe cash shortages, but they are sternly limiting the amounts that people can withdraw. The new no ...

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South Africa secures $13.5 billion in pledges at investment forum

South Africa secures $13.5 billion in pledges at investment forum

South Africa’s government secured investment pledges of over $13 billion during an investment conference held in Johannesburg. Political, diplomatic and business leaders from acro ...

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WhatsApp adds shopping catalogue feature, courting e-commerce

WhatsApp adds shopping catalogue feature, courting e-commerce

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday launched a catalogue feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, it said in a blog post, building out the service’s e-commerce tools as it moves slowly ...

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