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Coronavirus shocks to fuel years of unrest and hunger in poorest...

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Economic shocks caused by the new coronavirus are set to fuel poverty, unrest and instability in heavily-indebted and politically fragile countries for years to...

Billions needed to rebuild Sudan economy

Sudan needs $8 billion (£6.5 billion) in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged...

Demonstrations against Zimbabwean economy coming

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is planning street demonstrations next week to protest government’s handling of the economy, mired in its worst crisis in a...

Sudan economy unravelling

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For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practice's cash in a bank near his Khartoum office. Now, fearful of shrinking limits...

Better performance expected from Nigerian economy

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Nigeria's economy is expected to perform better in the second half of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said, following sluggish growth...

Hopes high South Sudan peace deal will revive economy

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A peace deal in South Sudan revived hope not just that the guns will stop firing but economic stability can return. Since...

Economy is Nigeria’s biggest challenge – acting president

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Nigeria's economy is the "biggest challenge of all" for government, the acting president said at an event to celebrate two years of...

Drought will cut Somalia’s economic growth

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Somalia's economy is likely to expand by 2-2.5% this year, down from an estimated 3.4% last year, as drought cuts output in...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe warms to the West as economy wobbles

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Robert Mugabe's anti-Western rhetoric has been conspicuous by its absence of late, a sign the 91-year-old leader has mellowed or realised Zimbabwe...

Tunisian factories close, jobs go as political crisis drags on

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Tunisia's "Arab Spring" revolution, born out of economic despair, is failing to deliver the jobs and opportunities of a better life that...

Insight: Pre-electoral feuding threatens Nigeria’s economy

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In Nigeria, as elsewhere, foreign exchange markets can be a barometer of internal strife, so when central bank governor Lamido Sanusi noticed...

Uganda power cuts provoke riots, threaten economy

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A growing power supply crisis in Uganda has provoked riots among a population already angered by soaring prices and is threatening growth...

Fitch says more shocks would test UK’s top rating

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Britain's ability to absorb further economic shocks while keeping its top triple-A credit rating is "largely exhausted" unless the government takes further...

Zuma: Threat to SA economy very high

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The threat to the SA economy is "very high" says President Jacob Zuma, adding that it would take a collective effort including...

Italy’s shadow economy moves into political spotlight

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In the busy Naples square where she works, 18-year-old Arianna is a familiar sight as she darts back and forth from a...

“Green” tariffs to cost SA income, jobs

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The Department of Trade and Industry has warned that South African exporters could lose billions of Rand if wealthy nations imposed tough...

South Africa’s Gordhan aims for primary balance by 2015

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South Africa will see its budget deficit widen a touch this year to support a weak recovery, but aims to constrain expenditure...

South Africa growth outlook ‘too ambitious’ -Gordhan

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South Africa's projections of about 4 percent growth over the next three years are too ambitious in the current global turmoil, and...

Mozambique economy to grow 7.5 pct in 2012-minister

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Mozambique Finance Minister Manuel Chang forecast the country's economy would grow 7.5 percent in 2012 from a projected 7.4 percent in 2011. In...

South Africa “scratching head” on stabilising rand

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South Africa's government is scratching its head about how to stabilise the volatile rand, whose depreciation benefits sectors such as manufacturing but...

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