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Mon,24Nov2014

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Ghana's public sector debt on hot-air balloon

Ghana's public sector debt is literally on hot-air balloon, rising from GH₵52,125.91 million at the end of December, 2013 to GH₵69,705.9 million at the end of September 2014.

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South Africa's Naspers launches sale of Swiss online retailer Ricardo

As it focuses more on emerging markets, South African firm, Naspers is selling its Swiss online retailer Ricardo in a deal potentially worth 300-400 million Swiss francs ($310-413 million).

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South Africa's interest rates a "welcome breather"

Photo©ReutersSouth African banks and consumers have welcomed the central bank's decision to keep interest rates unchanged for the current quarter.

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Transport: Ghana's Tema port in $1bn expansion project

Photo©ReutersGhana's Tema Port, which handles 70 percent of the national trade and traffic, is set to be expanded following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between that country's government and port operator, APM Terminals.

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Nigeria must adjust to "permanent" oil price shock

Nigeria's Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Photo©ReutersNigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the West African country will have to adjust to oil prices heading lower for some time to come.

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Kenya gets AfDB loan in race to extend electricity acces

A $133 million loan to fund a project aimed at improving access to electricity among poor populations in Kenya's rural areas has been approved by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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Cassava: Exciting New Markets for Farmers in Rwanda

The Kinazi Cassava Plant (KCP), Dutch Agricultural Development & Trading Company (DADTCO) and IFDC Rwanda are proud to announce their intended partnership, aiming to develop new markets for farmers and strengthening the cassava value chain in Rwanda.

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