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Talking Point: Kenya - Al-Shabaab attack in Nairobi
On Tuesday afternoon, January 15, Somalia-based extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for an attack on the 14 Riverside hotel and office complex in Westlands Nairobi. According to early re...
SA Daily Economic Report: Morning market update
Mining production plunges in November Steady US PPI gives Fed room to manoeuvre ZAR edges firmer overnight Bullion rebounds in late trade
Fixed Income Daily: Bond market and currency metrics for African capital markets
Egypt – The tight end eased markedly as the December inflation surprised to the downside; consumer price inflation is expected to ease further in the coming year thanks to the decline in global oil pr...
Daily Africa Insight: An overview of today’s key events and developments
Gabon: Bongo returns home to swear in a new cabinet. Ivory Coast: Gbagbo may walk. Mauritius: CPI inflation slows to a crawl in December. Namibia: Annual inflation rate eases in Decemb...
Talking Point: Ivory Coast - Gbagbo may walk
Former President Laurent Gbagbo’s trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) may be over. On Tuesday, January 15, the panel of judges in his cases acquitted him and Charles Ble Goude, his co-accu...
Talking Point: Namibia - Annual inflation rate eases in December
Namibia’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation rate was recorded at 5.1% y-o-y in December 2018, down from 5.6% y-o-y in November, according to the Namibia Statistics Agency’s (NSA) latest statistical...
Talking Point: South Africa - Mining production plunges in November
The volume of mining production declined significantly by 5.8% m-o-m on a seasonally adjusted basis in November 2018 following a revised increase of 3.0% m-o-m in October (previously 3.3% m-o-m), acco...
Talking Point: Gabon - Bongo returns home to swear in a new cabinet
President Ali Bongo has returned home for the first time since the stroke he suffered in late October. After convalescing in Saudi Arabia (where he had the stroke) and Morocco, he arrived in Gabon on...
Talking Point: Mauritius - CPI inflation slows to a crawl in December
The headline inflation rate slowed to below 2% y-o-y in December 2018, mainly thanks to moderating food and transport price pressures, according to the most recently released figures from Statistics M...
Talking Point: Senegal - Macky Sall’s strongest challengers won’t run
On Monday, January 14, the Constitutional Council published the final list of candidates for the presidential election to be held on February 24. Only five contenders are on it, all men: President...
SA Daily Economic Report: Morning market update
ANC manifesto a stale crowd-pleaser Weak Chinese trade data points to deteriorating demand ZAR stronger amid USD softness Local bourse tracks global stocks lower
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Success of the strike in #Tunisia puts the UGTT in a strong position as negotiations continue. UGTT demanding a 15% rise in wage bill, government proposed 7% in line with inflation. IMF projects a 9.9% rise, giving the government some room, but this does not include new recruits.
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#DRC The power vacuum resulting from the election (and which persists owing to the dispute) is the context for the terrible massacre in Yumbi in mid-December, which is only hitting headlines now. It is the worst massacre in the Congo in years.
#Mozambique’s disinflation trend continued in December as consumer price inflation fell further to 3.5% y-o-y. Last year’s inflation environment was characterised by food prices remaining flat, whilst the cost of transport rised sharply. We expect the opposite to occur this year.
#Namibia #FDI dries up amid deep recession.
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