Economy

By IAfrica
In Business
Apr 11th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The Namibian business sector has been urged to become more actively involved in the activities of the Namibian Business School, especially in curriculum development, to ensure that qualifications offered by the school meet their requirements and to remedy the skills and knowledge sho...
By IAfrica
In China
Apr 4th, 2014
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WINDHOEK- The acting Secretary General of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), Job Muniaro, has expressed shock and dismay over the fact that 24 years after independence government still imports uniforms for nurses. “It is shocking that after 24 years of independence we are still...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Mar 13th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela’s death, according to How Africa Tweets, which is a new study analysing Twitter activity on the continent. In a follow-up to its 2012 study, strategic communications agency, Portland,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Mar 21st, 2013
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(Reuters) – Nigeria’s Zenith Bank listed $850 million worth of its ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange as global depository receipts (GDRs) at $6.80 apiece, the bank said on Thursday. One GDR represents 50 ordinary shares, the bank said, adding that JP Morgan is the depository ba...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Mar 13th, 2013
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation rate fell to 10.3 percent in February from 12.5 percent the previous month, thanks to a sharp drop in the rate of food price rises, official data showed on Wednesday. The Central Statistics Agency said food inflation slowed to 7.9 percent la...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 14th, 2013
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Broken record Maarten Mittner African Bank branch Image by: Russell Roberts African Bank has  cherished its  position as the  dominant player in  the unsecured  lending market but  has been forced to  change its business  model. Maarten  Mittner examines  the challenges it  faces after being  accused...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 1st, 2013
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Since the onset of the global financial crisis in the third quarter of 2007, emerging markets gained more prominence as they drove economic growth. Investors took an interest in emerging markets, which offered attractive investment opportunities relative to America and the rest of Europe which were r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Jan 12th, 2013
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Handout A Jan 2013 handout photo of a truck at Nevsun’s Bisha mine in Eritrea. When the Vancouver-based miner initiated construction of Bisha in late 2008, the government ordered the miner to enlist a state-controlled contractor called Segen Construction for some of the work and by early the fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ethiopian inflation dropped in December to 12.9 percent year-on-year, its lowest rate of 2012, official data showed on Wednesday. The government had targeted single-digit inflation in 2012, something it now hopes to achieve this year. Inflation, which has been billed by the IMF as the country’s...
By benim
In Analysis
Nov 8th, 2012
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By Desné Masie There’s been a lot of talk these past few months about Africa Rising, for whom and what for. But it’s kind of difficult for the average person to look beyond the sentiment and “promising statistics” to put that in some sort of perspective. To my mind, we need to be thinking about [&hel...