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Malawi: Countries Postpone Trade Fair Participation Due to Political Instability

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has postponed the Malawi International Trade Fair after five countries pulled out due to political uncertainty in the country.

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East Africa: East African States Count Losses Over Uganda, Rwanda Row

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] Kampala has lost more than $664 million’s worth of exports to Rwanda while Kigali has lost $104 million during the three months the Gatuna border has been closed, according to Uganda’s East African Community Ministry.

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Zimbabwe: Fresh Bread Scarcity Fears As Wheat Stocks Dwindle

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) reports that wheat stocks in the country have “drastically” reduced amid fears this could impact on the availability of bread in the country.

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South Africa: ‘Ramaphosa Not Too Stupid to Allow South Africa Turn Into a Zimbabwe’

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] A TOP South African politician, businessman and peace consultant says President Cyril Ramaphosa will not be too “stupid” as to allow South Africa to regress into another Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe: Positive Response to Interbank Forex Market

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says the interbank market has, as at June 13, handled about US$154,7 million, with voluntary sales contributing the largest amount.

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Zimbabwe: Bleak Future for Tobacco Farming

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Standard] The future of tobacco farming in Zimbabwe is bleak due to viability challenges, and farmers are calling for an emergency meeting with the regulatory body and government to solve the issues affecting them.

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Zimbabwe: Death of Cotton Farming Spells Doom for ‘White Gold’ Zone

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Zimbabwe Standard] In his prime, Mattress Maribha would carry wads of cash to a local shopping centre, which earned him the moniker “Maputumaputu” from fellow villagers in the Goredema area under Chief Chireya in Gokwe North district.

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Zimbabwe: South Africa Set Tough Conditions for Rand Monetary Union

June 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that neighbouring South Africa imposed “unacceptable” conditions for Zimbabwe to join the Rand Monetary Union.

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Zimbabwe: Hope of Dialogue Dead After Mnangagwa Gaffe – Chamisa

June 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will not join President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) just to massage the Zanu PF frontman’s ego.

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Zimbabwe: Partnerships Boost Agric Productivity – Mnangagwa

June 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Herald] Government has pledged to continue supporting partnerships between private sector and the State to boost agricultural productivity that ensures food security and economic development. The State will also continue to implement innovative ag…

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