Sunday, 21 April 2019

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  • Zimbabwe celebrates 39th independence

    Zimbabwe celebrates 39th independence

    This Thursday, Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will preside over the country's 39th independence celebrations, an event that comes as his government is promising to parti ...

  • SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    South African retail sales rose 1.1 percent year on year in February after rising by 1.2 percent in January, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. On a month-on-month basis, s ...

  • Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

    Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

    Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been ...

  • Tanzania promises to review draconian media law

    Tanzania promises to review draconian media law

    Tanzania has given the clearest indication that it will reconsider harsh laws that have seen the media landscape shrink under the President John Magufuli government. The admission ...

Ghana union forces foreigners out of markets

Ghana union forces foreigners out of markets

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has warned all foreigners engaged in retail trade to stop operating in the country by the end of this month. President of GUTA, Georg ...

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Ghana inflation worsens, currency loses

Ghana inflation worsens, currency loses

Fitch Ratings, the leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research firm, warned Bank of Ghana risked worsening the country’s inflation rate if it continued printing mo ...

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Ecobank set to elect new directors

Ecobank set to elect new directors

TROUBLED Ecobank Transnational Incorporated is scheduled to elect new directors during an annual general meeting slated for the end of the month. The AGM is set for Lome, Togo on ...

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Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

KENYA and East African counterparts are set to enjoy improved business partnerships with Nordic countries following the conclusion of the investment and trade forum in Gävle, Swed ...

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Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

"THE Bureau for Internal Affairs (BIA), an anti-corruption organisation and a centre for information gathering on public concerns, has called on President John Mahama as Chairman ...

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Ghana announces 32 taxable finance services

Ghana announces 32 taxable finance services

"THE Ghana revenue Authority (GRA) has released a list of financial services that would attract the 17,5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) and National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL). A ...

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Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

" NEWMONT Ghana Gold Limited, the mining firm, has temporarily halted plans to lay off 600 workers. The latest move is in response to National Labour Commission’s (NLC’s) directiv ...

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Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

"THE Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has installed new and up-to-date communication equipment to enhance the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EP ...

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Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

" THE City of Johannesburg announced the successful auction of the first green bond, COJGO1, which matures in 2024. The bond of R1.46 billion is priced at 1.85 percent above the R ...

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CBK projects growth for banking sector

CBK projects growth for banking sector

" THE Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said that the local banking sector was robust and stable as it registered enhanced performance in the past year.According to the just released Ba ...

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