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By Staff Reporter   The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects of the latest severe drought, in the Nongoma district northwest of Durban. –AFP file pic MOLATEDI, South Africa: In the middle of...
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the causality relationship between energy consumption and economic growth in four low-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa using the econometrics in time-series methods. Along the estimation process, the author uses the...
Determinants of bank profitability in Nigeria: an empirical assessment  by W. U Ani, D.O Ugwunta, I. J Ezeudu and G. O Ugwuanyi Given the recent developments in the Nigerian banking industry, only a profitable banking sector is better able to withstand...
Collection of Chinese renminbi yuan banknotes. 1 ⁄ 10 yuan to 10 yuan notes are of the fourth series of the renminbi. 20 to 100 yuan (red) are of the fifth series of the renminbi. The polymer note on...
The article examines the challenges facing the non-implementation of the ‘ECOWAS’ Protocol on the Free Movement of goods, services, persons and capital. In its finding, several problems including the lack of Political commitments, administrative restrictions, civil conflicts, wars and...
The 3rd Tana Forum to discuss the Impacts of Illicit Financial Flows on Peace and Security in Africa from April 26-27 , 2014, Bahir Dar, ETHIOPIA The Third Tana High -Level Forum on Security in Africa will take place from...
Has recent Sub-Saharan African growth translated into improved living conditions for ordinary Africans? By Andy McKay High rates of African growth reported in many Sub-Saharan African countries raises concerns about living standards for ordinary African people, with many reporting shortages of...
The recent global economic recess has far reaching implications on the stock market, employment of labor and survival of the production sector. Investors are poorly compensated, jobs are lost in thousands and hitherto viable industries are folding up. The...
There is an increasing international perception that Africa is standing now at a turning point. It has become one of the world’s top growth areas (5.6% per annum) thanks to the structural reforms being put in place and its...
Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER Foreign aid is often seen as different from other forms of investment, and some argue that rather than having a positive effect it tends to distort economies and may potentially slow growth and development. In this...

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