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Optimism on the radar for local economy

Positive growth is expected to return to the local economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF).   According to IMF, the real GDP contracted in 2019 and is expected to turn positive during 2020 as the impact of last year drought fades and mining production picks up.   “Absent structural reforms, …

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Coronavirus: Africa might be the biggest loser

Researchers believe the spread of coronavirus in Asia might condemn the African continent to be the biggest loser outside Asia; this is despite the absence of a single case being confirmed thus far. According to Dirk Willem te Velde, principal research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, a slowdown in …

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B2Gold throw weight behind rhino conservation initiative

Canadian gold miner B2Gold Corp has shown its support for the black rhino conservation initiative in Namibia by donating 1000 oz of gold to support the initiative and the communities that protect them The gold donation is valued at approximately US$1.5 million. B2Gold’s Rhino Gold Bar initiative was recently launched …

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