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By IAfrica
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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 IndepthAfrica
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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
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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
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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
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Oct 26th, 2012
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By Lionel Badal ising demand fuelled by emerging countries, most notoriously China and India, has led to increased competition for natural resources. Despite recurrent volatility in the markets, the trend is a rise in prices, oil being the prime example. In this context, frontiers have disappeared an...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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NEXT BIG MARKET: Africa is the only region in the world where growth is accelerating, writes Chrystia Freeland Women selling food in a market in Lagos, Nigeria. The African continent is quietly remaking itself and is possibly on the way to becoming a high-growth area. AP pic 1 / 1 IF you are looking ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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Ethiopia is growing fast, but its mobile and electronic payments infrastructure is weak. Is it time for a more liberal approach to foreign investment? Ethiopia appears to be doing something right.  One of the world’s five fastest growing economies in 2010, it’s expected to reach 7 percent growth this...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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By J C Suresh, IDN A new report by the World Bank highlights the resilience of African economies despite global slowdown caused by the Euro-zone crisis and decline in growth in emerging economies, particularly China – an important market for the continent’s mineral exports. In fact, new oil, gas and ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 5th, 2012
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Marthe Van Der Wolf (VOA) Young members of the Ethiopian diaspora are returning in large numbers to their country of birth. The Ethiopian government welcomes the impact these returnees could have on the economy. There are about 3 million Ethiopians living abroad – mostly in North America and Eu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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 Marathon Oil said Wednesday day that its subsidiary Marathon Ethiopia Limited B.V. has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Agriterra Limited to acquire their 20 percent working interest in the South Omo concession in Ethiopia with an effective date of Aug. 17, 2012. The companies expect ...