November

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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...
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Jan 28th, 2012
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Kinshasa, Congo – The Democratic Republic of Congo’s top opposition leader is calling for a strike over last year’s much-criticized election. Etienne Tshisekedi on Friday called for the strike to start Monday, but it is unclear if his call will be heeded. He has declared himself pre...
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In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2012
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Former Madagascar leader Marc Ravalomanana will return to the Indian Ocean island “imminently”, a statement released by his South African publicists firm said on Wednesday. It said details of his departure would be released closer to the time of the trip. Exiled in South Africa since rebe...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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South Africa’s targeted consumer inflation was steady at 6.1 percent year-on-year in December, data showed on Wednesday. Statistics South Africa said headline CPI slowed to 0.2 percent month-on-month from 0.3 percent in November, while the 2011 annual average accelerated to 5.0 percent compared...
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In DR Congo
Jan 17th, 2012
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The Elections commission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, also known as CENI, is expected to release results for provincial constituencies from the November 28 elections Wednesday and publish the complete national results on January 26.. The commission postponed tallying the final results after t...
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Jan 5th, 2012
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Mozambique’s consumer inflation slowed to 6.14 percent year-on-year in December from 8.6 percent in November, the National Institute of Statistics said on Thursday. The agency said in a statement inflation averaged 11.17 percent in 2011, braking from an average of 17.4 percent in 2010.   R...
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Jan 4th, 2012
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Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it is eyeing potential opportunities in South Sudan, which last July broke away from Khartoum, taking with it two-thirds of Sudan’s 500,000 barrels per day of oil production. “We continuously review potential business opportunities around the world. We would lik...
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Dec 30th, 2011
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Growth in credit demand by South Africa’s private sector hit 6.22 percent year-on-year in November from a 5.52 percent rise in October, central bank data showed on Friday. However in the broadly defined M3 measure of money supply, growth slowed slightly to 7.23 percent year-on-year compared wit...
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Dec 19th, 2011
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Angola’s annual inflation slowed to a record-low 11.28 percent year-on-year in November from 11.44 percent in October, signalling the southern African oil producer was on track in its drive to attain price stability. The Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA), which is the country’s central bank,...