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Kenya’s overall inflation rate decreases to 4.14 percent in February

SKenya's overall inflation rate decreased to 4.14 percent in February from 4.7 percent in January, the statistics bureau said on Thursday. The Kenya National Bureau...
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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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Lower Charges For Utility Cause CPI To Drop

Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) dropped marginally by 30 Basis Point (BPS) to 15.5 per cent in November due to lower charges for utility and...
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Mahama exposed; peddled half truths during manifesto launch

The NDC party launched its 2016 manifesto in Sunyani, last Saturday in the Brong Ahafo Region. President John Dramani Mahama made some claims at that...
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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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CPI: Ghana Performs Better Than Others In Africa – Minister

The report ranks Ghana 56th out of 168 countries with a score of 47. FULL TEXT BELOW We acknowledge the singling out of Ghana and Senegal...
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Rwanda maintains fair ranking in corruption report

The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2015 by Transparency International shows that Rwanda is the fourth least corrupt country in Africa and 44th globally. In...
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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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Zambia’s CPI grows 7.3 percent year-on-year in August

Zambia's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of inflation, grew 7.3 percent year-on-year in August, the country's statistics agency announced on Thursday. It increased by...
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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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Rwanda’s CPI rises 2.3 percent in July

Rwanda's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, edged up 2.3 percent year on year in July, down from 2.8 percent in...

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....
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French company to start cocoa processing in Ghana

French company Touton Group announced Friday it will commence cocoa processing in Ghana. This followed the acquisition of the 24,000 metric-ton...

African investments on the increase in Mozambique

The Mozambique's Investment Promotion Center (CPI) announced on Friday that the country could approve investment projects worth 10 billion U.S. dollars in 2015. According...
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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...
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Iceland’s Consumer Price Index increased by 0.67 percent

Iceland's Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.67 percent as of the middle of February, according to statistics issued on Thursday by Statistics Iceland. Based...

CPI Inducts New Board Members

Following the demise of Bishop Prof. Anoor Yeaboh founder of Christian Praise international Center CPI, a 17 convening board members has been inducted into...

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...