15/12 Zimbabwe's consumer price inflation quickened to 2.97 percent year-on-year in November compared with 2.24 percent in October, data from the national statistics agency showed on Friday.  Full story
16/12 A major Nigerian oil union said on Saturday it would launch a strike from Monday after talks aimed at resolving a dispute with domestic oil and gas companies reached a deadlock.  Full story
16/12 Angola's government expects the country’s economy to grow 4.9 percent next year, according to a draft of the state budget presented to parliament on Friday.  Full story
15/12 Rwanda's economy grew faster in the third quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2016, lifted by an expansion in agriculture and services, the statistics office said on Friday.  Full story
15/12 The budget approved by Somalia's parliament this week is in line with fiscal reforms the government committed to when it entered an International Monetary Fund programme in May, an IMF official. . .  Full story
15/12 Morocco needs to step up structural economic reforms and maintain "sound" fiscal and monetary policies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
14/12 Nigeria plans to issue a 10.69 billion naira ($29 million) debut green bond next week, the first tranche of a 150 billion naira programme, the environment ministry said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
14/12 Nigerian state governors approved on Thursday the release of $1 billion from a foreign reserves account to the government to fight Boko Haram, the governor of Edo state said.. . .  Full story
14/12 Nigeria's central bank repaid a total of 340 billion naira ($1.1 bln) worth of treasury bills on Thursday instead of rolling them over, in a move to lower government borrowing costs,. . .  Full story
14/12 Angola's President João Lourenço has told Angolans to repatriate funds illegally held abroad in coming months or risk prosecution, in a bid to spur domestic investment and combat corruption.. . .  Full story
14/12 Namibia's economy plunged deeper into recession in the third quarter as declines in the construction and trade sectors eclipsed growth in manufacturing and mining, the statistics agency said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
14/12 Namibia's consumer inflation was unchanged at 5.2 percent year-on-year in November from the previous month, the statistics office said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
13/12 The central bank of Mauritius said on Wednesday it expected the current account deficit to reach 5.1 percent of gross domestic product in 2017, up from 4.5 percent of GDP in 2016.. . .  Full story
13/12 The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday listed a 250 million pula ($25 million) bond for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the exchange's first local currency bond issued by a non-resident. . .  Full story
13/12 Ghana consumer price inflation was roughly flat at 11.7 percent in November, compared with 11.6 percent in October, the statistics office said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 Somalia's economic growth is expected to pick up next year and in 2019 after drought and security issues cut growth this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 Access Bank Ghana shareholders have approved a programme of capital raising via bonds and rights issues worth 450 million cedis ($100 mln), the bank said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 The International Monetary Fund expects economic growth in Namibia to reach 4 percent in the 2019/2020 financial year, driven by growth in mining, the fund's senior official said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 Guinea will receive a loan package worth $650 million under a new three-year programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Finance Minister Maladho Kaba told reporters on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 A major Nigerian oil union that has threatened to launch a nationwide strike next week will meet government officials on Wednesday to discuss their labour dispute, the union's general secretary said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12/12 Botswana's national budget recorded a cumulative surplus of 100 million pula ($10 million) half way through the 2017/18 fiscal year, but was still expected to record a full year deficit.. . .  Full story
12/12 Djibouti's economy is expected to expand by 7 percent in 2018 up from an estimated 6.5 percent this year and government spending should also rise slightly in a budget focused on. . .  Full story
10/12 Rwanda's inflation fell to 2.2 percent year-on-year in November from 3.6 pct a month earlier, the National Institute of Statistics said on Sunday.. . .  Full story
10/12 The head of Libya's U.N.-backed government held a rare meeting on Saturday with the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the governor of Tripoli's central bank to discuss funding. . .  Full story
09/12 Tunisia’s parliament on Saturday approved a 36 billion dinar ($14.55 billion) budget for next year which included a package of fiscal measures to cut the budget deficit.. . .  Full story
09/12 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday it will disburse around $137 million dollars to Ivory Coast after completing the second review of the top cocoa grower's programme with the. . .  Full story
09/12 Mauritius needs to clarify its monetary policy to increase policy coherence, the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday.. . .  Full story
08/12 Tanzania's year-on-year inflation dropped slightly to 4.4 percent in November, the statistics office said on Friday, down from 5.1 percent the month before.. . .  Full story
07/12 One of Nigeria's two main oil unions on Thursday threatened to launch a nationwide strike from Dec. 18 over what it said was a "mass sacking of workers that joined the union".. . .  Full story
07/12 Zimbabwe's new government pledged on Thursday to re-engage with international lenders, curb spending and attract investors in order to revive its battered economy.. . .  Full story
07/12 Mozambique's annual consumer price inflation slowed to 7.15 percent in November from 8.35 percent in October, the National Institute of Statistics said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
07/12 The World Bank has cut its 2017 growth estimate for Kenya's economy to 4.9 percent, which would be the slowest annual expansion in five years, due to drought, sluggish credit growth. . .  Full story
07/12 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it has approved a further $44.5 million credit for Madagascar, as part of a drive to support the country's economic recovery.. . .  Full story
07/12 Seychelles inflation fell to 2.99 percent year-on-year in November from 3.46 percent a month earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
06/12 Tunisia's annual inflation rate rose to 6.3 percent in November from 5.8 percent in October, the highest rate since July 2014, official data showed on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
06/12 Lawmakers in the upper house of Nigeria's parliament voted on Tuesday to launch an investigation into alleged acts of brutality by a specialist unit of the police.. . .  Full story

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