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Egyptian lawmakers criticise Sisi’s economic reforms

Egyptian lawmakers criticise Sisi’s economic reforms

A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticized recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government, especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity. T ...

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Zimbabwean president considers tax incentives to entice investors 

Zimbabwean president considers tax incentives to entice investors 

President Mnangagwa has asked Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa to consider tax incentives and tax holidays for foreign investors to encourage investment an ...

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South Africa plans 5% black ownership in mining

South Africa plans 5% black ownership in mining

South Africa plans to raise black ownership at permit-holding mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent within five years, the latest draft of a hotly-contested new industry ...

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Explosion kills 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno

Explosion kills 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno

The residents, who were among those who counted the dead, said the explosions happened in the Damboa local government area in the south of the state, on Saturday around 8:30 p.m. ...

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UAE to give Ethiopia $3 billion to ease foreign currency shortage

UAE to give Ethiopia $3 billion to ease foreign currency shortage

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major show of support for the new Prime Minister ...

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa marks Youth Day

South Africa’s Ramaphosa marks Youth Day

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the 42nd anniversary of the Youth Day Commemoration in Soweto, Johannesburg on Saturday under the theme “Live the Legacy: Towards a socio-econo ...

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Election season tips for the electorate – Focus on Zimbabwe

Election season tips for the electorate – Focus on Zimbabwe

The election eve period is a tense season for a lot of Zimbabweans either in the country or in the diaspora. In the past a lot of bad things would happen; violence, disappearances ...

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South Africa elected to UN Security Council

South Africa elected to UN Security Council

South Africa has been voted onto the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member. Its candidature to represent the East and Southern African group was endorsed by So ...

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Uganda MP assassinated, Museveni vows to tighten the law

Uganda MP assassinated, Museveni vows to tighten the law

Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni has visited the scene where a lawmaker was shot on Friday night, and approved several solutions for the insistent security problems that have h ...

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President Donald Trump intents to nominate Brian A. Nichols of Rhode Island, to be the Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe in the State Department

President Donald Trump intents to nominate Brian A. Nichols of Rhode Island, to be the Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe in the State Department

Mr. Nichols is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and has served as an American diplomat since 1989. He currently serves as the Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Western ...

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