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AT last, government's borrowing trend has been vindicated and the mounting debt at least defended as sustainable. The visiting IMF Director for African Department, Antoinette Monsio Sayeh said...
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2014/10/21 09:30
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THE voting down at a Catholic Synod of the obnoxious and repugnant proposal being championed by Pope Francis to accept homosexuals, lesbians and gay unions into the Catholic Church, has soothed,...
2014/10/21 09:28
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Roads are illuminated on the eve of China's National Day holiday in Shanghai(AFP) The Chinese economy has grown by the slowest rate since 2009, amid fears that it will miss its growth target for...
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THE World Bank has urged China to speed up economic reform as Beijing posted slowing growth data(Reuters) China needs to focus on reforming its economy rather than rely on monetary and fiscal policy...
2014/10/21 08:46
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Loss-making: China, which is the world's largest producer and consumer of coal, is imposing import tariffs. Photo: Bloomberg BEIJING – China has intimated its new coal tariff may be waived on...
2014/10/21 06:34
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BloombergContainer ships in the port of Luanda. Despite living in the fifth-largest economy in Africa, ordinary Angolans have seen little change in their standard of living. Photo: Bloomberg Nirit...
2014/10/21 05:56
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Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the South African government is concerned about significant weakness in the rand, although its effect on the...
2014/10/21 00:06
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Ebola’s economic effects in Africa are proving hard to quarantine even in the 49 of 54 countries that are untouched by the virus. Corporate events are being canceled, international investors are...
2014/10/20 23:55
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The International Monetary Fund recently predicted that China would soon overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy, ending nearly 150 years of American dominance. If this call is not...
2014/10/20 19:59
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The recommendations of THE World Bank/IMF are presented to us, the people of the South, as scientific, objective, necessary, fair, and in the best interests of the countries where they are to be...
2014/10/20 17:20
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NAIROBI - Shaded by ragged squares of canvas, amid choking dust and the noise of hawkers, shoppers in Nairobi's Gikomba market can turn up Tommy Hilfiger jeans or a Burberry jacket for a fraction of...
2014/10/20 17:02
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Former Finance Secretary Margarito Teves disputed President Aquino’s claim the Macapagal administration was a “lost decade.” He said the Aquino administration is merely reaping the gains of reforms...
2014/10/20 16:40
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Even the concern about Africa seems to be at odds with the threats facing the continent. Since Ebola emerged seven months ago it has claimed thousands of lives in Africa, which certainly makes it...
2014/10/20 16:14
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The Philippine economy is expected to outperform its peers in the region this year and next, Maybank Kim Eng said in a report Monday. “The Philippines is expected to outperform its group with growth...
2014/10/20 15:56
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THE provincial government of Iloilo proposed a P2.287-billion executive budget for 2015. The exact budget for next year is pegged at P2,287,702,862, which is higher than this year’s budget of P2.044...
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SIR: "Where is it easier to do business in Nigeria?" It was the Management and Board of Editors of Nigeria's leading business newspaper, Business Day, that first answered the question in 2013 when it...
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Addis Ababa — Ethiopia could earn up to $5 billion a year from the mining sector and by tapping into geothermal energy sources, according to a new report published recently. According to the...
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AT the age of 29, Susan Mashibe returned from the US to her home in Tanzania to set up TanJet (now Via Aviation) in 2002, a logistical support services provider for company, diplomatic and private...
2014/10/20 15:33
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Kigali — Agriculture has been credited for boosting Rwanda's growth in consumption according to a recently released report by THE World Bank. The poverty assessment report examines the contribution...
2014/10/20 14:17
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Tony Abbott says Indonesia’s new President Joko Widodo is “charismatic” as he hits the ground running Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo has been sworn in, and wants his country to become a...
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