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  • 08:05 Central Bank Of Kenya Governor Grilled By National Assembly Committee Over Weakening Shilling

    Central Bank Of Kenya Governor Grilled By National Assembly Committee Over Weakening Shilling

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    Central Bank of Kenya Governor grilled by National Assembly Committee over weakening Shilling.

  • 04:35 Unemployment In South Africa: Lumkile Mondi

    Unemployment In South Africa: Lumkile Mondi

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    The number of employed people in South Africa increased by 198 000 in the second quarter compared to the first one The Quarterly labour force survey shows that South Africa's working-age population was 36,0 million people - 15,7 million employed, 5,2 mill

  • 02:08 Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

    Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

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    Egypt and Saudi Arabia are moving to strengthen ties in the face of ongoing crises in the Middle East. Saudi Prince Mohamed Bin Salman this week met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 03:14 Zimbabwe At Pains To Restructure It's Economy

    Zimbabwe At Pains To Restructure It's Economy

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    Zimbabwe's government plans to slash its wage bill by half as it tries to resuscitate its slowing economy. Zimbabwe's finance minister announced the plans along with a range of other reforms in his mid term fiscal policy review Thursday. Farai Mwakutuya r

  • 04:17 Four Things You Need To Know About Somalia's Economy

    Four Things You Need To Know About Somalia's Economy

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    The IMF has done its first economic check-up of Somalia since before the civil war, and it finds the country has made tremendous progress in spite of some formidable challenges. Rogerio Zandamela discusses what's in store for its economy. For more videos

  • 02:11 Egypt's New Suez Canal To Bring Economic Relief

    Egypt's New Suez Canal To Bring Economic Relief

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    Egypt's new Suez Canal is set to be inaugurated on August 6th. The army led work on the 8 billion dollars canal 12 months ago. It is next to the existing, 145-year-old waterway. The project is seen as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimu

  • 03:01 US Investors Drawn To Africa’s Economic Potential

    US Investors Drawn To Africa’s Economic Potential

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    05.08.2015 WHITE HOUSE— In the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, with thousands of families decimated, and many Rwandans left to fend for themselves, Janet Nkubana devised a way to help women become self-reliant. “They had lost husbands, they had lo

  • 03:34 Unemployment in Nigeria

    Unemployment in Nigeria

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    In the second quarter of the year, Nigeria's economy shed over 1.3 Million jobs. As a result, the overall unemployment figure rose to 8.2%. That's the 3rd consecutive quarter in which unemployment figures in Nigeria have fallen, and women and people below

  • 23:59 Role Of Women In Africa's Economy

    Role Of Women In Africa's Economy

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    Last week South Africa's Minister of Women's Affairs, Susan Shabangu, officially launched Women's Month, saying that it is important that women's achievements - such as being judges, directors or publishers in companies and those in male dominated environ

  • 02:36 Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

    Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

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    Ugandan policy reforms and improved economic conditions look to be paying dividends with the nation recording a 20% growth in tax revenues, the highest increase among East African states. However as Hillary Ayesiga reports, despite the gains many Ugandans

  • 02:55 Nigeria Central Banks Bans Foreign Currency Deposit

    Nigeria Central Banks Bans Foreign Currency Deposit

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    Nigeria's central bank announced a ban on cash deposits in foreign currency in a bid to strengthen the naira, which has come under increased pressure against the dollar since oil prices plunged last year.

  • 01:42 Ghana Affected By Falling Oil Prices

    Ghana Affected By Falling Oil Prices

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    Global oil prices have dropped to half of what they were a year ago. That has also affected smaller producers, such as Ghana. Now the country is looking for new ways of exploiting its oil reserves.

  • 02:18 Zimbabwe Ready To Lend An Ear To International Investors

    Zimbabwe Ready To Lend An Ear To International Investors

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    Zimbabwe's long time President Robert Mugabe says his government is prepared to listen to the concerns of international investors. This as the country struggles to halt disinvestment that many blame on controversial economic policies. Mugabe was speaking

  • 18:21 What The Coming Of Wal-Mart To Lagos Means For Nigeria?

    What The Coming Of Wal-Mart To Lagos Means For Nigeria?

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    SaharaTV's Rudolf Okonkwo holds the Skype Call Segment where people call in via skype to give their opinions and inputs on the trending topics and also their opinions on the Question of the day

  • 01:34 Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

    Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

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    Uganda's central bank has raised its benchmark lending rate to 16 percent, barely a month after it raised it to 14.5 percent. So far this year, the bank has added 500 basis points to the central bank rate. The Bank of Uganda says the weakening of its curr

  • 02:36 South African Rand At Weakest Point Against Dollar In A Week

    South African Rand At Weakest Point Against Dollar In A Week

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    South Africa and other emerging market currencies fell sharply on Tuesday, after China moved to devalue its currency. China's move followed the release of weaker than expected trade data. The Rand has slumped to 12.80 against the dollar, its worst level i

  • 03:12 Business Owner Counts Losses Incurred From Ebola Outbreak

    Business Owner Counts Losses Incurred From Ebola Outbreak

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    Claudia During operates a guest house in Sierra Leone's capital and at one point with no bookings, she had to let some of her staff go. This is her story of survival, against some incredible odds.

  • 02:39 Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

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    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

  • 02:28 Botswana's Traders Face Tough Times Amidst A Growing Economy

    Botswana's Traders Face Tough Times Amidst A Growing Economy

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    Ministers from the Southern African Development Community, will meet in Botswana's capital next week for talks on regional integration, and trade. Botswana is mostly known for its wildlife, tourism sector and diamond sector, but, as CCTV's Angelo Coppola

  • 02:58 Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Warns Of Economic Struggle

    Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Warns Of Economic Struggle

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    Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Warns Of Economic Struggle

  • 02:32 Angola's Miraculous Development

    Angola's Miraculous Development

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    A new book describes the southern African nation of Angola as an economic miracle, for its rapid transformation after a brutal civil war. But critics of Angola’s longtime government, say the high-rises and new developments that glitter in Angola’s capital

  • 02:40 Zimbabwe Ailing Industrial Hub Revived After Decades Of Neglect

    Zimbabwe Ailing Industrial Hub Revived After Decades Of Neglect

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    Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo was once the industrial hub of the nation and the city served as a hub for the country's rail network due to its strategic position near Botswana and South Africa. But, the city now lies idle reduced to a near ghos

  • 02:31 IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

    IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

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    Zimbabwe's liquidity crunch and lack competitiveness against South Africa and its falling rand could put further pressure on Zimbabwe's economic growth this year. This as the Zimbabwe government confirmed yesterday that 2015 economic growth would halve to

  • 02:20 Zimbabwe Re-engages IMF In A Bid To Restore Economic Image

    Zimbabwe Re-engages IMF In A Bid To Restore Economic Image

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    Zimbabwe continues to re-engage with international financial bodies in a bid to restore financial stability and repay its outstanding debts. The nation has been suffering from years of economic decline and is desperate to attract more international suppor

  • 02:58 Fears That Zimbabwe Is Heading For A Recession

    Fears That Zimbabwe Is Heading For A Recession

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    There are fears that Zimbabwe is heading for a recession. A gloomy rainy season forecast for the agro-based economy as well as a global slump in demand for its minerals are to blame. The financial services sector says macro-economic policy changes are nee

  • 02:35 Zimbabwe's 100 Day Plan To Improve Business Environment

    Zimbabwe's 100 Day Plan To Improve Business Environment

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    Zimbabwe has committed to improving its business environment over the next 100 days in a bid to change its perception among foreign investors. The country unveiled the programme at the conclusion of a visit by a team from the International Monetary Fund.

  • 03:36 Economic Indicators Show Nigeria Could Descend Into Recession

    Economic Indicators Show Nigeria Could Descend Into Recession

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    Nigeria became Africa's biggest economy after it surpassed South Africa last year but soon its economy started suffering a downward trend. The worst blow followed the steep decline in the price of crude, from highs of over 100 dollars a barrel to the curr

  • 00:46 IMF Delegation Expresses Confidence In Zimbabwe's Debt Elimination Strategy

    IMF Delegation Expresses Confidence In Zimbabwe's Debt Elimination Strategy

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    The head of IMF delegation that visited Zimbabwe, Dominique Fanezzi, described Zimbabwe's efforts to clear its arrears and improve the economy as "remarkable." Originally published at - http://www.voazimbabwe.com/media/video/zimbabwe-imf/2955735.html

  • 02:57 Ethiopian New Proposal To Transform Economy

    Ethiopian New Proposal To Transform Economy

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    The Ethiopian government has launched the second phase of its ambitious growth and transformation plan. The plan is expected to transform the nation's agrarian economy to an industrial one in the next five years. Poverty reduction and good governance are

  • 02:10 South Africa's Economy Needs A More Diverse Ownership

    South Africa's Economy Needs A More Diverse Ownership

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    The Black Business Council is ready to work with the South African government and is looking into changing the ownership patterns of the economy

  • 02:34 Zimbabwe Likely To Access Fresh Debt In 2016

    Zimbabwe Likely To Access Fresh Debt In 2016

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    Zimbabwe could begin receiving financial support from the IMF again as early as next year. The IMF says the country has come up with a sensible strategy to clear debt arrears owed to multi-lateral creditors. Farai Mwakutuya reports.

  • 01:39 Burkina Faso Economy Takes A Hit Following Failed Coup

    Burkina Faso Economy Takes A Hit Following Failed Coup

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    While the short-lived military coup in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou may be over, the turmoil is hurting the national economy. Businesses in the West African country are now struggling under the soaring prices of commodities and a downward spiral in

  • 03:08 South Africa's Economic Hub Goes Car Free

    South Africa's Economic Hub Goes Car Free

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    South Africa's financial district will transform into a car free zone this month, as local authorities give priority to tackling environmental and congestion concerns. As Sumitra Nydoo reports, over 150 000 people enter the Sandton CBD every day, leading

  • 02:34 Economic Slowdown & Falling Currency Hurts Ugandan Manufacturers

    Economic Slowdown & Falling Currency Hurts Ugandan Manufacturers

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    Almost 90% of the raw materials needed by local manufacturers in Uganda are imported. And the depreciating value of the Ugandan shilling is making it too expensive to acquire the dollar, which could see local producers out of business.

  • 02:12 ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

    ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

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    Terrorist acts by ISIL and other militant groups have in one way or the other had an effect on millions in Egypt. Despite security forces achievements against the militants, many Egyptians live in constant fear of attack, driving investors and tourists aw

  • 02:52 South Africa Hit Hard By Volatile Global Market Forces

    South Africa Hit Hard By Volatile Global Market Forces

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    South Africa, the most advanced economy on the continent and the last member to join the Brics emerging economies group, has been hit hard by volatile global market forces. As with several other Brics nations, South Africa has seen its economy slow down i

  • 02:06 South Africa Gets Positive News On The Economy

    South Africa Gets Positive News On The Economy

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    There's finally some good news in for the ailing economy in South Africa. The South African Chamber of Commence and Industry has released its business confidence index for October, and it's up.

  • 01:50 South Africa On The Edge Of Being Rated Junk

    South Africa On The Edge Of Being Rated Junk

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    South Africa is teetering on the edge of being rated junk. Two international credit ratings agencies Standard & Poors and Fitch are due to announce their latest views of the country's economy and projections do not look good.

  • 00:52 Senegal Looks To China For Funding

    Senegal Looks To China For Funding

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    Senegalese President, Macky Sall says he's looking to China to help fund more than $800 million worth of planned infrastructure projects. Sall said this at a press conference following the forum on China-Africa cooperation in Johannesburg.

  • 03:23 South Africa's Unstable Economy Could Face Further Downgrade

    South Africa's Unstable Economy Could Face Further Downgrade

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    It's been a tough year for South Africa too. A depressed global environment and sliding commodities prices have weighed heavily on the mining industry in particular, resulting in widespread job losses and mine closures, with more to come. And if Africa's

  • 02:51 Low Oil Price Boost For Ethiopia

    Low Oil Price Boost For Ethiopia

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    As global crude prices continue to drop, many African countries that rely on crude imports are experiencing some relief on their current accounts. Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in the continent is among those benefiting. However these sav

  • 03:04 Zimbabwe Outlook Optimistic Despite Slowing Growth To 1.5%

    Zimbabwe Outlook Optimistic Despite Slowing Growth To 1.5%

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    Zimbabwe has endured a difficult year. Its economy initially set to grow by 3.2 percent will now expand by a marginal 1.5 percent. Job losses and company closures continued despite government efforts to revive industries

  • 00:45 Kenya's Finance Minister Predicts Growth Will Reach 6.1% In 2016

    Kenya's Finance Minister Predicts Growth Will Reach 6.1% In 2016

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    Kenya's economy is expected to grow 6.1 percent in 2016 as the government trims its budget and current account deficits. This is according to Finance Minister, Henry Rotich who also says that low oil prices have lowered the import bill. The current accoun

  • 01:40 South Africa's Finance Minister Says Country Is Facing Tough Times

    South Africa's Finance Minister Says Country Is Facing Tough Times

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    South Africa's new finance minister Pravin Gordhan says that the country is facing tough times like all other emerging markets, despite the fact that emerging markets propped up the developed world in the last financial crisis of 2008. He was speaking aft

  • 00:57 Ghanaians Demonstrate To Protest High Cost Of Living

    Ghanaians Demonstrate To Protest High Cost Of Living

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    Ghana is bracing for a major confrontation between Unions and authorities over the rising cost of living. The Trades Union Congress is mobilizing its members to take part in a protest on Wednesday to express their frustrations over rising prices of consum

  • 03:00 South Sudan Economy Falters Due To Economic, Trade & Financial Embargos

    South Sudan Economy Falters Due To Economic, Trade & Financial Embargos

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    An exhibition in Khartoum is hoping to show the damage caused by U.S. sanctions on Sudan since they began in 1997. The economic, trade and financial embargos were put in place after reports emerged that the Sudanese government was offering shelter to a te

  • 03:54 Falling Commodity Prices Hurting African Economies

    Falling Commodity Prices Hurting African Economies

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    A dip in global commodity prices has subjected many African economies to economic slowdown. African states must now implement smart spending schemes to cope with the situation. Here is part of a converation with Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma.

  • 02:29 Nigeria, South Africa Trade; Bumpy Political Relationship Hurts Growth Of Business

    Nigeria, South Africa Trade; Bumpy Political Relationship Hurts Growth Of Business

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    Nigeria and South Africa are the two biggest economies in Africa with a combined GDP of close to a trillion US Dollars. Trade between them is still fairly small despite growing exponentially in the last two decades from just seven million dollars in 1999

  • 02:47 Nigeria's President Rejects Proposal To Protect Fragile Economy

    Nigeria's President Rejects Proposal To Protect Fragile Economy

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    Nigeria is hurting from a shortage of dollars and has been under pressure to devalue its currency, the Naira, ostensibly to reduce the widening gap between the parallel market and official exchange rates. The President, Muhamadu Buhari, has rejected the m

  • 02:53 Nigeria's Dwindling Oil Fortunes Severely Affecting Economy

    Nigeria's Dwindling Oil Fortunes Severely Affecting Economy

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    Nigerian business are beginning to feel the effect of shrinking revenue as oil prices continue to tumble at the world market. The government has imposed quotas on the amount of hard cash Nigerians can spend abroad amidst scarcity of dollars in Africa's bi