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Mozambique:Chronic Malnutrition Costs a Billion Dollars a Year

Maputo — Mozambique is losing annually about 62 billion meticais (one billion dollars), or almost 11 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product, became of chronic malnutrition, according to the government's Food and Nutritional Security Technical Secretari...

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East Africa:The Debate On Rhino Horn Trading

analysisAfrica's rhino population figures are at a critical all-time low. In 2015, Cites reported that only about 19 000 - 21 000 white rhinos and 5 000 - 5 500 black rhinos remain in Africa.Namibia and South Africa have the largest rhino populations, ...

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Zimbabwe:Too Early for Local Currency Return – Deputy Minister Mukupe

By Conrad MupesaGovernment will not introduce a local currency before establishing the right and necessary import cover, Finance and Economic Development Deputy Minister Terrence Mukupe has said.Addressing a public lecture organised by the Zimbabwe Con...

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Zambia:It's Been My Dream to Meet You, Kaunda Tells Indian President

By Steven Zande"It has been my cherished dream to meet you" Indian President Ram Nath Kovind said when he met first Republican President Kenneth Kaunda yesterday describing him as a pillar for Zambia's unity.Mr Kovind said Dr Kaunda is a nation builder...

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Malawi:Main Opposition Calls for Poll Chief to Resign

Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has has called on chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Jane Ansah to resign for what it calls failure by the commission to act on reports of violence and intimidation during the campaign period in...

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Namibia:Foreign Reserves Dip By U.S.$333 Million

The stock of international reserves is projected to cover 3.8 months of imports of goods and services, said the Bank of Namibia Governor, Ipumbu Shiimi this week.Although reserves remain sufficient to sustain the currency peg between the Namibia Dollar...

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