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South Africa: Electricity crisis looms

 South Africa's power utility, Eskom has called on South Africans and business entities to make at least a 10 percent saving on electricity, as the country faced possible power cuts.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 February 2012 18:42

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Africa basking in European crisis?

Will Sub-Saharan Africa be the world champion of growth in 2012? January 18 this year the World Bank (WB) lowered its growth perspective for the world economy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 February 2012 19:45

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EPA for survival: Ghanaian farmers seek EU access

Pineapple and banana exporters in Ghana have attributed their continued survival to the signing of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with their government four years ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2012 04:02

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Storm over Nigerian traders in Ghana

Between 2009 and 2010 the government closed downed several shops owned by Nigerians in the capital Accra/Photo/ReutersThe proliferation of foreign informal traders has sparked a storm in Ghana forcing the government to issue a statement promising a clampdown.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 August 2018 17:13

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Zimbabwe govt workers reject $7 pay hike

Zimbabwe's civil servants resumed their job boycott on Thursday, a day after government reportedly offered them an increment that will translate to $7 for the least paid employee in monthly salaries.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 February 2012 16:10

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African economic growth halves in 2011



Janneh says that political developments will impact on Africa’s growth prospectsEconomic Growth in Africa fell by almost half in 2011 compared to the growth registered in the previous year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 January 2012 19:13

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South Africa holds Lesotho hostage

Lesotho's economy is inextricably linked to that of its giant neighbour, South Africa. As South Africa's economic difficulties threaten to drag Lesotho down the drain, the tiny landlocked kingdom is now looking at other avenues to stay afloat

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 18:38

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