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19/10 Nigeria's lower house of parliament will investigate $2 billion of foreign loans which the state-owned national electricity grid operator may have raised without official approval, lawmakers said on Wednesday.  Full story
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20/10 Namibia said on Friday that local home owners listed with U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc risk imprisonment if they fail to register with the tourism regulatory body before the end of this year.  Full story
19/10 Nigeria has revised down its forecast for 2017 economic growth to 1.5 percent from 2.19 percent, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.  Full story
19/10 A wave of attacks in Malawi against people accused of vampirism has spread to its second-biggest city of Blantyre, where vigilante mobs killed two people, police said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
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19/10 Zimbabwe surpassed third quarter tax revenue by 19 percent due to improved collections, tax agency Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) said on Thursday, but added that informal businesses were not meeting their. . .  Full story
18/10 Four people were killed in Togo on Wednesday in clashes between security forces and demonstrators calling for an end to a half century of Gnassingbe family rule, the security minister said.. . .  Full story
18/10 The head of Kenya's election commission said on Wednesday he could not guarantee next week's presidential election will be free and fair, citing interference from politicians and threats of violence against his colleagues.. . .  Full story
18/10 Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga called on Wednesday for a mass protest on Oct. 26, the date the country is due to hold a presidential vote that he is boycotting.. . .  Full story
18/10 Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Wednesday it had suspended trading in the shares of Oando Plc after the regulator said it suspected insider dealing and discrepancies in the. . .  Full story
18/10 The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had reached a staff-level agreement with Guinea for a three-year programme of reforms with backing from the lender of last resort's Extended Credit. . .  Full story
18/10 Kenya's main electricity generator KenGen said on Wednesday its pretax profit edged up 2 percent to 11.53 billion shillings ($112 million) in its year to end June, as higher interest income. . .  Full story
17/10 Zambia announced an increase in the retail price of fuel on Tuesday, citing rising international oil prices and depreciation of the kwacha.. . .  Full story
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17/10 Zambia and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to chart a new path towards debt sustainability after the IMF said Africa's No.2 copper producer was at high risk of debt distress,. . .  Full story
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16/10 Algeria aims to amend its energy law in 2018 as it plans to improve contract terms to attract needed foreign investment, authorities said on Monday, giving the first timeline for a much-anticipated move.. . .  Full story
16/10 Tunisia will raise some taxes and freeze public sector recruitment to try to reduce the budget deficit to 4.9 percent, an economic adviser to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed told Reuters on. . .  Full story
16/10 Kenyan police used tear gas to disperse opposition protesters on Monday in the capital Nairobi and another city as demonstrations against a presidential vote re-run continued despite a government ban.. . .  Full story
16/10 Zimbabwe's consumer price inflation quickened to 0.78 percent year-on-year in September compared to 0.14 percent in August, data from the national statistics agency showed on Monday.. . .  Full story
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15/10 Nigeria's government plans to accelerate its revenue strategy aimed at diversifying Africa's biggest economy away from its reliance on crude oil sales now that it has emerged from recession, the finance minister said on Sunday.. . .  Full story
15/10 Malawi's consumer inflation slowed to 8.4 percent year-on-year in September from 9.3 percent in August, official data from the National Statistical Office showed on Saturday.. . .  Full story
13/10 Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Friday warned suspected vampires to stop terrorising people and told village chiefs to stamp down on witchcraft.. . .  Full story
13/10 Ghana will keep the price it pays cocoa farmers unchanged at 7,600 cedis ($1,735) per tonne for the 2017/18 season, according to a statement obtained by Reuters that is to be. . .  Full story
13/10 Angola's inflation was unchanged at 25.18 percent year-on-year in September compared with the prior month, data on the national statistics agency's website showed on Friday.. . .  Full story
12/10 Former soccer star George Weah leads in early presidential election results in 11 of Liberia's 15 counties, National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome G. Korkoya said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
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12/10 Tunisia's trade deficit widened 23 percent year on year in the first nine months to 11.480 billion dinars, the State Statistics Institute said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
12/10 The Kenyan shilling was steady against the dollar on Thursday, propped by remittances from Kenyans abroad and horticulture revenue depite looming political uncertainty, traders said.. . .  Full story
12/10 Namibia's consumer inflation rose to 5.6 percent year-on-year in September, from 5.4 percent in the previous month, the statistics office said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
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11/10 An election to replace Congolese President Joseph Kabila cannot take place before April 2019, the electoral commission said, a delay that the opposition said would cause an impatient population to "take matters into its own. . .  Full story


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