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Central Economy or Just Centralised…?

The Zuma administration cannot shake off the pull of the left President Jacob Zuma elevated the floundering South African economy to centre stage at his State of the Nation speech on June 17 as a means of addressing the triple evils of unemployment, poverty and inequality in the country. However, there has been scant evidence […]

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Nigeria – GDP nearly doubles following rebasing

Nigeria now has the largest economy on the continent following the release of much-anticipated preliminary rebased GDP statistics. The previous base year of 1990 has become outdated due to changes in the structure of the economy. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) now estimates Nigeria’s GDP at N80.22trn in 2013 compared to N42.4trn prior to […]

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