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Zambia’s year-on-year inflation recorded at 7.9 percent in January

Zambia's year-on-year inflation, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI), was recorded at 7.9 percent in January, its statistics agency said...
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Kenya’s overall inflation eases to 7.06 percent in September

Kenya's overall inflation rate dropped slightly to 7.06 percent in September from 8.04 percent in the previous month due to falls in some food...
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South Africa’s consumer inflation slows in July

South Africa's consumer inflation decelerated as expected in July, with the consumer price index (CPI) rising 4.6 percent from a year earlier, said Statistic...
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Inflation drops by 1% in Nigeria

The Nigerian economy is turning the bend and is on a recovery path as evidenced by the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the...
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March Inflation to hit 18.1%, announcement this week

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is expected to announce the consumer price inflation for the month of March 2016 next week. In February 2016,...
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Spain posted a fall of 0.8 percent in consumer price for February

Prices of transport fell by 4.7 percent in February year-on-year, while prices of food and non-alcoholic drinks and items related to communications rose by...

Kenya’s overall inflation rate slows to 7.8 percent in January

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) computed using the geometric mean approach increased by 0.39 percent from 164.72...
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Kenya’s overall inflation rate rises to 5.97 percent

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) computed using the geometric mean approach increased by 0.27 percent from 160.90...
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South Africa’s inflation edges up in July

South Africa's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased by 0.3 percentage points to 5 percent in July, Statistics South...
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England’s Consumer Price Index rises 0.1% in July

Britain's Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.1 percent in the year to July 2015, up from zero percent growth in the year to...

South Africa’s repo rate remains at 5.75 percent

South Africa's Central Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday kept the country's repo rate unchanged at 5.75 percent. The repo rate has remained the...
South African President Jacob Zuma listens to a question raised by a journalist during a media briefing after his meeting with leaders of organizations representing foreigners in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 24, 2015. South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday met with leaders of organizations representing foreigners, assuring them of maximum protection. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

South Africa averts potential strike – parliament

Thanks to the signing of a wage agreement by unions and the state, South Africa averts a potentially crippling strike, parliament said on Wednesday....
MTN CEO SERAME TAUKOBONG ADDRESSING THE MEDIA AT THE FORUM

Telecom Charges In Ghana To Go Up

By Felix Dela Klutse Phone call and other mobile services rates are expected to go up sooner or later, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN...

February 2015 Consumer inflation inches up to 16. 5 pct in Ghana

Consumer Price Index (CPI) inched up by 0.1 percentage point to record 16.5 percent relative to the 16.4 percent recorded in January, the Ghana...

Rwanda’s CPI rises 0.7 pct in February

Rwanda's consumer price index (CPI) , the main gauge of inflation, rose 0.7 percent year on year in February 2015, down from 1.4 percent...
Seth Terpker, Finance Minister.

Ghanaians welcome 2015 Budget

Ghana?s successful structural transformation rests on three strategic interventions, one of which is the strengthening and deepening of the essential elements and institutions of...
Mr. Seth Terkper, the Minister of Finance

Gas supply disruptions,others worsen governments obligation

It was the cumulative overrun in the wage bill of over GH?1.9 billion, in addition to over GH?3 billion overrun in arrears for 3...

Cutting Social Security and Medicaid to Impact African Americans

Massive cuts are being proposed which will impact the way in which Social Security and Medicaid are allocated in the United States. The Obama...