South Africa's in a recession. Here's what that means

Posted on Wed 07 June 2017 in Africa • Tagged with South Africa, business, Africa

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The bad news keeps piling up for South Africa’s economy. Shutterstock

Jannie Rossouw, University of the Witwatersrand

South Africa has been rocked by news that it has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017 after contracting by …

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Obama | Nigeria

Posted on Tue 25 June 2013 in Opinion • Tagged with Africa, America, Barack Obama, ECOWAS, Nigeria, USA, Oil, POTUS, President Obama, West Africa


I have been seeing some posts on the web about how Obama is again snubbing Nigeria on his 2nd Africa trip. Obama’s first trip to Africa (sub-Saharan) disappointed many in Africa as the trip was just about spending some few hours in Ghana.

This time around, he is serving …

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