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161 World Bank Projects Fall in African Economies
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Increasing agricultural productivity is central to transforming Sub-Saharan African economies and promoting sustained and inclusive growth. However, a new report by the World Bank says economic growth across the continent is projected to fall to 1.6 percent this year - the lowest in over...

Created on 2016-10-03 19:09:25
162 World Bank Report on African Growth
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

21 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Bank said economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa was rebounding in 2017 after registering the worst decline in more than two decades in 2016.

Created on 2017-04-21 18:51:06
163 World Bank: Economic Impact of Ebola Less Severe Than First Thought
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


The economic impact of Ebola on African economies in 2015 will be less severe than previously thought, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday, causing just a fraction of the more than $25 billion in losses first exp...

Created on 2015-01-20 14:26:41
164 World Wonders About How to Deal With President Trump
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


People across the globe woke up to a different world Wednesday on news American voters have elected Donald Trump as the next U.S.

Created on 2016-11-09 15:19:03
165 Zambia: Up to 10 Hours of Load Shedding for Zambians
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Terry Bell

South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars that they are not living in Zambia at the moment. That country has been suffering power failures of up to ten hours a day.

Created on 2015-08-06 09:51:27
166 Zimbabwe: Court Ruling Opens Way for Mass Firings - Union
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

More than 250 workers in Zimbabwe have lost their jobs in the wake of a landmark ruling by a top court that allows employers to terminate workers' contracts by giving them just three months' notice.

Created on 2015-07-22 14:22:32
167 Zimbabwe: Farmers Fear Winter of Hunger After Poor Tobacco Crop
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Andrew Mambondiyani

Harare — Farmer Kenny Mabvumbe looked upset as he returned virtually empty-handed from the tobacco auction floors in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.

His decision to venture into tobacco farming had turned into a nightmare.

Created on 2015-07-23 11:47:01
168 Zimbabwe: Mugabe Signs Law Forcing Govt To Take On $1.2 Billion Reserve Bank Debt
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has signed into law the controversial Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) debt assumption bill.

The development means government has taken over the central bank's $1.2 billion debt which includes some $200 million doled out as agro-support to top officials i...

Created on 2015-08-05 07:09:43


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