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Business Cheers Ramaphosa’s Plan To Reopen South African Economy

Business Cheers Ramaphosa’s Plan To Reopen South African Economy South African business leaders lauded the government’s plan to substantially ease a nationwide lockdown that’s crippled the economy, even as the number of the coronavirus cases grows exponentially. An additional 8 million people will be allowed to return to work when

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Muhakanizi Blames Gov’t Bosses For Disregarding His Advice On Budget Deficits

The Secretary to the Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi has blamed the perennial budget deficits facing the country on failure by top government officials from taking up his advice on management of the economy. Muhakanizi made the revelation on Thursday while appearing before the Parliament’s Finance Committee where he had been summoned

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2021 Elections: Museveni Set To Spend Over Shs700bn In Campaigns

Uganda may be headed for its most expensive campaign spending as long-serving ruler Yoweri Museveni (pictured) faces a pop star-turned politician in the February 2021 polls, an election monitoring group said. Presidential and parliamentary candidates are likely to spend more than the 2.4 trillion shillings ($655.6 million) that went toward

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