Fascinating Idea From Ghana – Impeach Finance Ministers For Deficit Of 6% Of GDP

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This is an interesting little piece of macroeconomic management being proposed in Ghana. If the Finance Minister allows a budget deficit of over 5%...

Uganda’s Yoweri Musuveni – I’m Here To Stay, Don’t Dream Of Replacing Me

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Uganda's long term President, Yoweri Musuveni, has told opposition leaders that he's not going anywhere and they should put aside any dream they might...

IMF Tells Ethiopia – No More Foreign Currency Market Borrowings, Probably Sensibly

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The IMF has told the Ethiopian Government that it really must stop borrowing from the overseas markets in foreign currency - this is probably...

Nigeria’s Minimum Wage Is Too High At $80 A Month – Don’t Raise It

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There's a threat of strike action in Nigeria over the new possible level of the national minimum wage. The problem is that the demand...

Oh, The Joy, The Irony – Kenyan MP Johnny Savula Arrested Over Advertising Graft

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In common with a number of other poor places Kenya is wracked with corruption in public office. This being one of the things which...

India’s Pulse Market – The Latest Piece Of Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt Is Glycophosphate Residues

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As we've seen endlessly in the tech markets there's nothing like sowing a bit of fear, uncertainty and doubt to make sure that people...