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Debt-Burdened Zambia Comes Under Fire over Debt Mismanagement Accusations, Gov’t Seeks Creditors’ Clemency
Debt-Burdened Zambia Comes Under Fire over Debt Mismanagement Accusations, Gov’t Seeks Creditors’ Clemency

Zambia’s debt situation has continued to vex the minds of stakeholders with government labouring t.

Oct 16, 2020, 12:53 PM
Cash-strapped Zambia Inaugurates Central Bank Governor, with Mission to Balance Economic Growth & Debt Servicing
Cash-strapped Zambia Inaugurates Central Bank Governor, with Mission to Balance Economic Growth & Debt Servicing

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Zambia has promised to uphold the personality of the body fo.

Oct 08, 2020, 12:19 PM
Cote d’Ivoire: Return of the Dinosaurs, France’s Proxy War against the ECO Currency in Abidjan
Cote d’Ivoire: Return of the Dinosaurs, France’s Proxy War against the ECO Currency in Abidjan

Outgoing Ivorian President, Alassane Dramane Ouattara has been officially invested as the candidate .

Oct 05, 2020, 07:56 AM
Zambia’s 2021 Budget Estimates Draw a Mix of Optimism and Skepticism, Experts Term it Unrealistic
Zambia’s 2021 Budget Estimates Draw a Mix of Optimism and Skepticism, Experts Term it Unrealistic

The government of Zambia has unveiled its budgetary projections for the year 2021. The estimate stan.

Sep 26, 2020, 09:56 AM
Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa Wooing Industrial West with Return of Seized Land to White Farmers
Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa Wooing Industrial West with Return of Seized Land to White Farmers

Zimbabweans, including war veterans have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of revers.

Sep 04, 2020, 05:11 AM
AfDB Election Victory: Congratulation Messages Pour in For Adesina From Nigeria
AfDB Election Victory: Congratulation Messages Pour in For Adesina From Nigeria

Hours after Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina was declared unopposed winner of the second term reelection as Pre.

Aug 28, 2020, 03:37 AM
Sacking of Zambia’s Bank of Zambia Governor Rekindles Debate on Central Banks’ Institutional Independence in Africa- Dr. Fundanga Caleb
Sacking of Zambia’s Bank of Zambia Governor Rekindles Debate on Central Banks’ Institutional Independence in Africa- Dr. Fundanga Caleb

Former Bank of Zambia Governor Caleb Fundanga has expressed disappointment with the termination of t.

Aug 25, 2020, 01:25 AM
Nigeria: Gov’t Action Easing Traffic Gridlock around Nation's Biggest Seaport in Lagos to Boost Revenue Collection
Nigeria: Gov’t Action Easing Traffic Gridlock around Nation's Biggest Seaport in Lagos to Boost Revenue Collection

The government of Nigeria has revealed how it has been tackling the perennial traffic gridlock at th.

Aug 17, 2020, 12:07 PM
Unemployment: Sport as a Vessel for Socio-Economic Change in Africa
Unemployment: Sport as a Vessel for Socio-Economic Change in Africa

Africa's unemployment problem has been the subject of so many debates in recent years because the yo.

Aug 10, 2020, 07:04 AM
Business Engineer Dissects Nigeria’s Economy, Urges Stringent Austerity Measures to Forestall Post Covid-19 Malaise
Business Engineer Dissects Nigeria’s Economy, Urges Stringent Austerity Measures to Forestall Post Covid-19 Malaise

This is not the best time for most countries of the world as mankind is faced with the ravaging nove.

Jul 13, 2020, 05:54 AM
Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa Fires Health Minister, Rampaging Health Workers Protest Low Pay
Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa Fires Health Minister, Rampaging Health Workers Protest Low Pay

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has sacked Health Minister Obadiah Moyo for displaying cond.

Jul 08, 2020, 12:44 PM
Zimbabwean Dollar Faces Disappearance as Economy Continues to Tank
Zimbabwean Dollar Faces Disappearance as Economy Continues to Tank

Zimbabwe’s economy has struggled for several years, damaged mostly by crippling international sanc.

Jul 03, 2020, 07:00 AM
Linking South & North with Gas, Nigerian President Commissions $2.8 Billion AKK Pipeline Project Tuesday
Linking South & North with Gas, Nigerian President Commissions $2.8 Billion AKK Pipeline Project Tuesday

A project that will see the southern and northern parts of Nigeria linked-up with gas will be commis.

Jun 28, 2020, 04:44 AM
Cameroon: President Biya, UNDP’s Wartime Reconstruction Plan Picks Spanner in the Wheel in Bamenda
Cameroon: President Biya, UNDP’s Wartime Reconstruction Plan Picks Spanner in the Wheel in Bamenda

Amidst the numerous suggestions presented to Minister Paul Tasong by stakeholders in Bamenda June 24.

Jun 25, 2020, 05:08 AM
Nurses, Health Workers on Strike in Zimbabwe with Economy in Free Fall
Nurses, Health Workers on Strike in Zimbabwe with Economy in Free Fall

There is growing uncertainty in Zimbabwe’s health system following a nationwide strike initiated b.

Jun 19, 2020, 01:05 AM
Tanzania’s Economy Reopens following Defeat of Covid-19 “Through Prayers”
Tanzania’s Economy Reopens following Defeat of Covid-19 “Through Prayers”

President John Pombe Magufuli says all schools and social activities must resume in the East African.

Jun 17, 2020, 02:49 AM
Zambia: Bar & Night Club Owners Defy President Lungu to go Operational amidst Covid-19 Spread
Zambia: Bar & Night Club Owners Defy President Lungu to go Operational amidst Covid-19 Spread

Zambian President, Edgar Lungu says any decision to reopen beer parlours and night clubs will be gui.

Jun 17, 2020, 11:13 AM
Nigeria Unveils ‘Bounce Back’ Recovery Plan to Tackle Post Covid-19 Economic Woes
Nigeria Unveils ‘Bounce Back’ Recovery Plan to Tackle Post Covid-19 Economic Woes

The Nigerian government says it would ensure that the country's economy does not suffer, as the nati.

Jun 12, 2020, 05:05 AM
Cameroon: Under the Shadow of a Volcano
Cameroon: Under the Shadow of a Volcano

  Tourists can ‘chop life’ in Douala and then dash over to savour the exquisite beauty of Mo.

Jun 05, 2020, 05:57 AM
Zambia to Revise 2020 Budget as Covid-19 Dents Revenue Inflows
Zambia to Revise 2020 Budget as Covid-19 Dents Revenue Inflows

  Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba says the Ministry of Finance has begun reviewing the 202.

Jun 05, 2020, 03:07 AM
Zambia’s Outsourcing of Debt Portfolio Management to French Company Raises Questions about Local Expertise Neglect
Zambia’s Outsourcing of Debt Portfolio Management to French Company Raises Questions about Local Expertise Neglect

  Lusaka, Zambia May 30: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has maintained that a recent reques.

May 30, 2020, 07:39 AM
Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo Mobilizes African Leaders to Back AfDB’s Adesina against US Interference
Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo Mobilizes African Leaders to Back AfDB’s Adesina against US Interference

  Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called on African leaders to rally their .

May 29, 2020, 12:43 PM
Nigeria: Ex-Militant Leaders Warn of Consequences if Federal Lawmakers Fail to Develop Niger Delta Region
Nigeria: Ex-Militant Leaders Warn of Consequences if Federal Lawmakers Fail to Develop Niger Delta Region

  Ex-Militant leaders from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have warned members of the Na.

May 26, 2020, 06:37 AM
Cameroon Gov’t Discussing Massive Salary Cuts as Treasury Runs Dry
Cameroon Gov’t Discussing Massive Salary Cuts as Treasury Runs Dry

The ravaging effect of the novel coronavirus pandemic is leaving several economies in the world in d.

May 24, 2020, 06:12 AM
Massive Layoffs and Bankruptcy Declarations Hit Air Transport Sector
Massive Layoffs and Bankruptcy Declarations Hit Air Transport Sector

The coronavirus pandemic has had its toll across the world not only in terms of the deaths, but the .

May 23, 2020, 11:48 AM
Ghana Gov’t Sets Aside USD173 Million as Covid-19 Business Support Programme
Ghana Gov’t Sets Aside USD173 Million as Covid-19 Business Support Programme

Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched a GHS1 billion (USD173 million) Corona.

May 23, 2020, 12:11 PM
Volkswagen Begins Assembling Vehicles in Ghana
Volkswagen Begins Assembling Vehicles in Ghana

German car manufacturer, Volkswagen (VW) has started assembling cars in Ghana. Christoph Retzlaff, G.

May 22, 2020, 05:10 AM
Nigeria Dangles Stimulus Package to Rescue Economy from Covid-19 Pandemic
Nigeria Dangles Stimulus Package to Rescue Economy from Covid-19 Pandemic

As the novel Coronavirus continues its devastating effects on countries across the world with the ec.

May 22, 2020, 09:33 AM