25-Nov-2022 to 11:12

The Sanusi Currency Index up by 0.09 percent over the week

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The value of the SANUSI Currency Index appreciated by 0.09% against the US Dollar over the week, November 18-25, 2022.

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25-Nov-2022 to 11:03

S/Africa's central bank raises repo rate to 7 percent

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s repo rate has been raised by 75 basis points to reach seven percent with effect from Friday, South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced.

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25-Nov-2022 to 03:57

Zimbabwe slashes 2022 growth forecast to four percent

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government has revised downwards the country’s economic growth forecast for 2022, citing unfavourable global and domestic developments.

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23-Nov-2022 to 18:49

New initiative seeks to transform energy markets in over 20 African countries

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Africa Mini Grids Program, a multi-partner initiative launched earlier this month on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh aims to support countries to rapidly and cost-effectively provide electricity and new development opportunities to some of Africa’s poorest communities, APA reliably learnt Wednesday from an authoritative source.

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22-Nov-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa’s public servants stage ‘National Day of Action’ strike

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s 800,000-plus public servants took to the streets nationwide on Tuesday after failing to reach an agreement over wage demands between the government and the three unions representing the workers.

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22-Nov-2022 to 10:16

Cote d’Ivoire projects growth at 7 percent in 2022

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The country’s inflation rate is just over 6 percent compared with an average of 8.5% in the UEMOA region, which shows the resilience of the Ivorian economy.

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22-Nov-2022 to 07:53

Malawi receives $88m ‘food shock’ loan from IMF

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The International Monetary Fund has approved an US$88.3 million loan to Malawi under a new facility intended to help low-income countries cope with global food price shocks.

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