Daily Archives : 15th August 2010

Ghana sees decline in inflation rate

Ghana sees decline in inflation rate

The ministry of finance and economic planning (MOFEP) announced on Wednesday 11th August that the rate of inflation for July 2010 has declined to a record 9.46 percent. The news comes despite an increase in government expenditure in 2010. In…

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Zimbabwe:  Econet gains USD60m from Swedish bank

Zimbabwe: Econet gains USD60m from Swedish bank

Telecoms provider Econet Wireless has secured a USD60m loan from Engelska (EKN), a Swedish export credit agency. The sum is reportedly the largest ever that a European bank has approved for a company in that country in more than 10…

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South Africa: Playing an African part on the world stage

South Africa: Playing an African part on the world stage

South Africa has now shown up to the world party. In its latest incarnation as football World Cup host last month, the country proved itself gracious, displaying hospitality to the world, entertaining its guests and spreading the message to international…

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