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Nigeria: Moghalu Defends ‘Low Crude Oil Price’ Wish

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, on Saturday stirred controversy on Twitter when he took on Nigerians who criticised his recent wish that crude oil prices, which plunged to the lowest leve…

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Rwanda: Zoom Clears the Air Over Security and Safety Issues

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Times] Following the recent privacy concerns by the public, Zoom the popular video conferencing platform, will with immediate effect freeze new feature development and shift all engineering resources to security and safety issues, its top leadersh…

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Rwanda: Economic Growth Projected At 5.1% for 2020

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Times] The government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have revised Rwanda’s economic growth projections for 2020 to 5.1 per cent in light of the effects of the novel coronavirus and its impact on the economy.

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Zimbabwe: CBZ, Pvt Sector in $2.74 Billion Winter Wheat Partnership With Govt

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] The Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ) and private partners will this year fund the winter wheat production under contract farming by government to the tune of $2.74 billion.

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South Africa: UK Firm Makes About-Turn and Agrees to Help Country With Ventilators

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[News24Wire] UK-based company Penlon has revised its decision not to assist a group of local businessmen, doctors and engineers who have been working to reverse engineer an old mechanical ventilator it first made nearly 40 years ago.

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Zimbabwe: Grain Marketing Board Stocks for Lockdown

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Herald] April allocations of drought relief grain are being moved into the depots by the Grain Marketing Board, which is working with the Department of Social Services to ensure that communities receive their food in time.

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Zimbabwe: National Lockdown – ‘Now Is the Time to Fix the Economy’

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Independent] Despite the central bank having allowed the use of free funds during the Covid-19 lockdown period in a move widely seen as re-dollarisation by the backdoor and a tacit admission of the failure of de-dollarisation, the global pand…

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Zimbabwe: Lockdown – Workers Face Uncertain Future

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Independent] The 21-day national lockdown to contain the spread of the Covid-19 scourge which has seen the death of almost 40 000 people globally has caused uncertainty among workers.

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Zimbabwe: ‘Artisinal Miners At Risk of COVID-19’

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) has warned that artisinal miners are at a great risk of being affected by the coronavirus scourge that has claimed more than 40 000 lives globally.

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Nigeria: Govt to Provide Life Insurance for Health Workers Involved in Fight Against COVID-19

April 4, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The federal government is working with stakeholders to structure medical and life insurance for health workers involved in the war against COVID-19 in Nigeria.

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