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Tunisia’s parliament approves a technocratic government

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Tunisia’s parliament approved a technocratic government in a confidence vote on Wednesday, hoping to end months of political instability and focus on tackling worsening economic...
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Nigerian government to sustain 2020 budget funding despite GDP contraction – minister

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The Federal Government has expressed its determination to continue funding the 2020 budget to ensure that the economy recovers as projected, even as the country’s...
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Lagos Chamber set to interrogate Nigerian government’s economic interventions

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Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has concluded plans to...
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Afreximbank clinches African Banker’s Debt Deal of the Year award

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been announced the winner of the Debt Deal of the Year Award at the 14th Annual African Banker Awards...
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Petroleum Industry Bill for presentation to National Assembly in few weeks – minister

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Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be presented to the National Assembly in the next...
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SEC educates investors on ‘investing in difficult times’

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File Photo The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has held a webinar to educate investors in the Nigerian capital market in understanding the rudiments of...
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Ecowas rejects Mali coup, orders sanctions against masterminds

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The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has rejected the military coup in Mali and ordered sanctions against its ringleaders. The bloc of 15...
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Zimbabwe government blasts ‘evil-minded’ archbishop

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Zimbabwe’s government has accused the head of a Catholic bishops congress of stoking division and seeking to create a “genocide” after the group spoke out...
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Senate to support NDIC in protecting depositors

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The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, has pledged to support the Nigerian Deposits Insurance Corporations (NDIC) to carry out its functions...
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Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch of coronavirus crisis

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Currency depreciation, inflation, negative growth, businesses closed: Algeria’s economy has been battered by the one-two punch of the coronavirus crisis and tumbling oil revenues. And...