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Sudan agrees to compensate families of USS Cole victims – state news agency

13 February 2020, 9:10 PM

Sudan has agreed to compensate the families of sailors killed in an al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole warship 20 years ago, state news agency SUNA said on Thursday, part of government efforts to remove the country from a list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to finalise Blue Nile dam agreement this month

16 January 2020, 6:10 AM

Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed to reconvene in Washington later this month to finalize an agreement on a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile.

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‘World Bank’s new forecast for SA’s economic growth is sad, tragic and regrettable’

10 January 2020, 9:37 AM

Former Business Leadership of South Africa chief executive officer Bonang Mohale has described the World Bank’s new forecast for South Africa’s economic growth as sad, tragic and regrettable. This after the World Bank’s decision to cut South Africa’s economic outlook to below 1% for 2020 due to electricity concerns. The bank now forecasts the growth at […]

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Economists warns that World Bank’s forecast for SA Economy might be too optimistic

10 January 2020, 7:36 AM

Some economists have warned that the World Bank’s new forecast for South Africa’s economic growth might be too optimistic for the country to realise.

World Bank revises SA’s growth to 0.9%

9 January 2020, 7:05 PM

The World Bank has cut economic growth for South Africa to below 1% for 2020 due to electricity supply concerns, among other things. The bank now forecasts the country’s growth at 0.9%.



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