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Algeria, Spain vow new impetus to economic ties

    Algeria, Spain vow new impetus to economic ties

The economic issues dominated the visit of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Brey to Algeria, as the two nations vowed on Tuesday to give their bilateral trade relations a new

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Rwanda, Netherlands pledge to bolster economic ties

Rwanda and the Kingdom of The Netherlands have pledged to maintain strong ties with emphasis on investment, officials from both countries have said. They were speaking during celebrations to mark the

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Mozambique to Continue Importing Wheat Due to Food Deficit

    Mozambique to Continue Importing Wheat Due to Food Deficit

The Mozambican government will continue importing wheat and other items, aimed at fighting food deficit, the country’s Agriculture and Food Security Minister Jose Pacheco said Monday. “We will continue importing

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China Seeks More Crude Oil Imports From Nigeria

    China Seeks More Crude Oil Imports From Nigeria

China has said it seeks more crude oil exports from Nigeria in spite of the recent changes in oil prices. Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria,

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Record High Price For Maize Crop in Malawi, Southern Africa

    Record High Price For Maize Crop in Malawi, Southern Africa

IN PHOTOS About 14 million people face hunger in southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern, according to the United Nations

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Why Kenya Could Be Site of WTO History

    Why Kenya Could Be Site of WTO History

BY FRANKLINE SUNDAY For 14 years now, the world has been trying to sign a deal that will balance the scales between rich and poor economies in the global marketplace.

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Egypt’s Industrial Sector Struggles With Growing Chinese Presence

    Egypt’s Industrial Sector Struggles With Growing Chinese Presence

Chinese goods, especially traditional handicrafts, have invaded the Egyptian market. In this regard, Atef Yaacoub, head of Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency, stressed in March 2013 the need to take strict measures to stop

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African Ministers Appeal to India For ‘Make in Africa’ Programme

    African Ministers Appeal to India For ‘Make in Africa’ Programme

Stating that the Indian Ocean not only separates India and South Africa but also connects them, Foreign Ministers of South Africa Maite Nkoana-Mashabane added that both the countries should cooperate

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Morocco-UAE’s Joint Communique Hails Bilateral Relations

    Morocco-UAE’s Joint Communique Hails Bilateral Relations

Rabat – Morocco and the UAE reiterated on Tuesday their commitment and determination to sustain the momentum of their bilateral

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Zambia’s Plan to Revamp Its Flailing Economy? Divine Intervention.

    Zambia’s Plan to Revamp Its Flailing Economy? Divine Intervention.

When Zambia’s currency dropped to an all-time low last month, earning itself the bottom-ranking slot on Bloomberg’s scale, President Edgar

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India-Africa Forum Summit: A New Twist to Modi’s Foreign Policy?

    India-Africa Forum Summit: A New Twist to Modi’s Foreign Policy?

India’s trade with Africa has increased from $39 billion in 2009-10 to $71.4 billion in 2014-15, with the surge in

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Ethiopia is Facing its Worst Drought in 30 years. Can The Government Stop Famine This Time?

    Ethiopia is Facing its Worst Drought in 30 years. Can The Government Stop Famine This Time?

  Farmers in North Wollo, the most drought-sensitive area of the country, say their crops have failed. Arron Reza MeratGlobalPost NORTH

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South Africa’s Rand Slips, Stocks To Open Higher

    South Africa’s Rand Slips, Stocks To Open Higher

South Africa’s rand on Friday ended a recent rally after stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation data lifted the dollar, while stocks were

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Cairo To Cape Town: New Free Trade ‘Super Bloc’ Huge For African Economy

    Cairo To Cape Town: New Free Trade ‘Super Bloc’ Huge For African Economy

The following opinion  piece was written by Calestous Juma, who is professor of the Practice of International Development at Harvard Kennedy

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Chinese Investments in Africa Help Revitalize Africa’s Economy

    Chinese Investments in Africa Help Revitalize Africa’s Economy

China’s role in helping revitalize infrastructure and financial investment acrossAfrica is gaining momentum ahead of the forthcoming Forum on China-Africa

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Revenues From Nigeria Oil Sales Decline Sharpy

    Revenues From Nigeria Oil Sales Decline Sharpy

Revenues from Nigeria oil sales decline sharpy: official Lagos (AFP) – Revenues from Nigeria’s oil sales declined by over two-thirds

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Liberia Struggles To Regain Economic Footing After Ebola

    Liberia Struggles To Regain Economic Footing After Ebola

Liberia needs two years to regain its economic footing after it was battered by the Ebola epidemic, as it moves

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Good News For US Economy Gives Oil A Lift

    Good News For US Economy Gives Oil A Lift

Oil prices edged up on Friday, boosted by stronger than expected US economic data, although the longer-term outlook for energy

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BRICS Bank Expected To Boost Investment In Africa

    BRICS Bank Expected To Boost Investment In Africa

African countries are expecting the New Development Bank BRICS (NDB) to offer developing countries a more convenient alternative funding source

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Implats Revs Up Refinery Plans After Zim Unit Declines

    Implats Revs Up Refinery Plans After Zim Unit Declines

Zimplats appears to be yielding to demands that it carries out more beneficiation in Zimbabwe. Tawanda Karambo  HARARE – Zimbabwe

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