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Food Prices Rise to 240% as Insecurity Hits Central Africa

The security crisis currently hitting the Central African Republic has caused food prices to rise. Data provided by the Central African Institute for Statistics, Economic, and Social Studies (ICASEES) show that the prices of basic imported food products jumped from 15% up to 240% during the first week of January …

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AU Recognises Adesina, 10 Others for Supporting AfCFTA

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank have been honoured for his leadership in successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCFTA). African Development Bank in a statement, said Adesina received award for strong leadership and support alongside 10 African heads of state and government. The AfCFTA, …

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WAEMU Raises $17bn on Local Market in 2020

Member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union mobilized a total of CFA9.2163 trillion ($17 billion) on the regional money market last year. This is a record mobilization since 2014, according to data compiled by Ecofin Agency. In total, WAEMU States issued CFA1.6127 trillion worth of securities, both …

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