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Zimbabwe:Zim Economy Calls for Dedicated Citizenry

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Herald] When one listens to people’s conversations either in public transport, shopping malls, in the banking halls and whispers in private conversations, the topic is about the superficially downward spiral the economy has abruptly taken.

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Zimbabwe:Economy Under Siege – President

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday said his Government was aware and gravely concerned by the manipulation of the economy by a group of people and businesses aimed at destabilising the market by creating artificial shortages and a black market …

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Zimbabwe:Industry Minister Slams Panic-Buying

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Herald] INDUSTRY and Commerce Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu yesterday attributed artificial shortages of basic commodities gripping the country to panic-buying. He said industry had adequate capacity to meet consumer demand.

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Nigeria:We Will Only Employ Qualified Teachers – FG

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Vanguard] Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession.

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Kenya:Uhuru Orders Sh2.6 Billion Payment to Sugarcane Farmers After Audit

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Sugarcane farmers can finally afford a smile after President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Treasury to come up with a framework to pay outstanding debts.

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Zimbabwe:Bakers in Financial Dire Straits – Warn That Bread Shortages Could Worsen

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] THE National Bakers Association of Zimbabwe (NBAZ) has revealed that the sector is experiencing serious shortages of raw materials due to the current foreign currency crunch and warned that the current bread scarcity could worsen.

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Zimbabwe:Rude Shock for Commuters As Kombis Hike Fares Again

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Zimbabwe] SOME Harare commuters got a rude shock Thursday after discovering that kombi fares had been hiked 150 percent as they tried to return home after work.

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Nigeria:FG Denies Claims of Selling Ajaokuta Steel Company

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Guardian] The Nigerian government has debunked the reports that it has plans of selling the over $8 billion Ajaokuta Steel plant in Kogi state, despite its redundancy.

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Nigeria:Without Infrastructure, Food Security, No Salary Will Be Enough As Minimum Wage

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Guardian] Professor Toyin Falola, one of Nigeria’s foremost Historians and currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the University of Texas, Austin, United States (US), dissects various challenges confronting Nigeria …

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Kenya:Plastic Boat Builder Ali Skanda Set for Recognition

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nation] When Kenyans honour their heroes today, 45-year-old Ali Skanda will be among those to be feted at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega County.

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