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What the hijacking of South Africa’s Treasury means for the economy

South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country’s National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education proposal without following standard process and scrutiny. This is reportedly what’s behind the resignation of the Treasury’s respected head of budgeting, Michael Sachs. The Conversation Africa’s Sibonelo Radebe asked …

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Gov’t introduces policies to restore injured economy

The Gambian economy has witnessed several setbacks in recent years that culminated to low growth output of 2.2 per cent in 2016, compared to 4.3 per cent in 2015, a press release by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has stated. The release issued at the weekend, stated:  “This …

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Gambia: The State of Our Economy – Gibril Saine, London.

A voice from the diaspora – If recent revelations and commentary on the state of our body-politics is anything to go by, then tightening belts ought to be the word in discourse circles, and the norm for ordinary Gambians facing a rough ride ahead. Revisiting the Finance minister’s statement in Banjul after a brief examination of the state of …

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Former military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, says Nigeria has always had social, economic and political problems and they will continue existing to varying degrees of intensity. Speaking on Saturday at the 8th Convocation of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Abubakar said the solution to Nigeria’s challenges was for citizens to unite. …

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