Tag: Central Africa

DRC’s Kabila will not run in December elections, here’s what you need to know

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term limit but picking a hard-core loyalist under...

How 15-day planned strike by Total Gabon oil workers could impact the country’s economy

By Francois Conradie, Head of Research at NKC African Economics Workers at Total Gabon, members of the National Organisation of Petroleum Employees (Onep), have issued a statement saying they plan to go on...

UNECA moves to facilitate reduction in roaming rates

UNECA moves to facilitate reduction in roaming rates

Central African economies contracted this year, but by less than before -IMF

Central Africa’s CEMAC bloc is expected by the International Monetary Fund to have suffered a 0.6 percent economic contraction in 2017, an improvement on last year’s 1 percent but well below an...