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Anti-CFA activist Kemi Seba is 2017 Africanews Personality of the Year.

He lit the flame of a currency protest across much of Francophone region in West Africa. He burnt a 5000 CFA note in Senegal and was arrested and charged with destroying property belonging to the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO). A Dakar court will go on to rule days later …

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Financial Tips: Cut out these 5 expenses if you are broke

Situations can arise where you are broke and you don’t know what to do or how to improve on your finances. The best thing to do at this period is to find things you can cut out from your expenses. Being broke is the worst thing that could ever happen …

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Tanzania government claims ownership of Airtel

The management of Tanzania Telecommunication company Limited (TTCL) have started a move to repossess a local mobile firm Airtel. This follows a directive by the country’s president John Pombe Magufuli to the finance minister to make a close follow-up on the ownership of Airtel in Tanzania. According to Dr. Magufuli, …

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Nigerian man sues wife and son over N177,000 fraud.

Chinyere Obilonu, a 63-year-old woman and her son, Emmanuel Obilonu, 23, on Tuesday appeared in a Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly defrauding her husband of N177,000. The mother and child who reside at Sharp Corner, Mararaba, are standing trial on a two-count of conspiracy and theft.  The …

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5 budget mistakes you should avoid

People tend to give up on budgeting because they find it hard to make their budget work for them. This is probably because they make some budget mistakes which affect their income and finance. Here are budget mistakes you might be making which you should try to avoid. 1. Not having a …

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South Africa: Net foreign reserves hit $42.651 billion in September

South Africa’s net foreign reserves rose slightly to 42.651 billion dollars in September from 42.646 billion dollars in August, the Reserve Bank said on Friday. Gross reserves rose to 49.384 billion dollars from 46.921 billion dollars, the Central Bank data showed. The forward position, which represents the central bank’s unsettled …

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