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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Tsehai Alemayehu, PhD It appears that the Ethiopian authorities are at seriously considering the World Bank’s most recent advice to devalue the Birr. There are in fact indications that the decision to devalue might already have been made. Reading the media reports of the recent press conference he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam It was a hyperbole fest (“hypefest”) at the U.S.-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. last week. It was all about the “fastest-growing continent with the youngest population and highest level of investment”. President Obama and other top U.S. officials sang what is now b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2014
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By Teshome A.(PhD) 1. Introduction The various reports have been published in 2014 which indicate the economic development in the world. These are the report that provides the performances and challenges of economic development in the different parts of the world. The availability of this report enab...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By K.Y. Amoako We hear a lot these days about “Africa Rising” – and with good reason. The region is growing at a record rate, with six of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies in the last decade in Sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from a relatively small handful of states where conflict is affecting deve...
By IAfrica
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May 28th, 2014
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Many in Nigeria have called on their government to do far more in the search for the missing girls. —Associated Press Raynard Jackson Correspondent The recent kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls has been all over the news which is a good thing. We need to take the emotion out of this issue and hav...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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By Zainab Usman According to recently reviewed GDP figures, Nigeria is now Africa’s biggest economy. It was about time a more accurate measure of economic output, which captures Nigerians’ entrepreneurial zeal, was adopted. The headline-capturing highlights of the new series reveal the scale of the e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Morten Jerven So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better than anyone expected. One of the most anticipated questions was whether the new number would rank Nigeria above South Africa. It...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe Afraid of the impending defeat in the forthcoming elections, the ruling party PDP has imported economic magicians from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics to wet the ground for them in preparation for the 2015 Presidential Elections.  In the next few months Experts in opinion polls from ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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For years South Africa has asserted itself as Africa`s most dominant economy, frequently being touted as the world`s gateway into Africa.  However, its anaemic growth in recent times has seen other African countries rise to the pinnacle of Africa`s economic landscape. At a time when six of the world`...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 2nd, 2014
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My readers will note quickly that this piece is not focused on lamentations, it is not about praise, nor is it an epistle. It is rather about the predictability and authority of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). Given my audience, let me first set the stage. As is true in almost all countries in [...