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Gordhan returns, promises fiscal prudence

Pravin Gordhan has dramatically returned as South Africa’s finance minister after President Jacob Zuma was forced to scrap his appointment of an obscure backbench MP.…

Nigeria’s economy: a tough road ahead

When Nigeria’s new President, Muhammadu Buhari assumed office on 29th May  of this year, it was amid a torrent of concern over the economy’s prospects.

Ghana: An uninspiring and lazy tax?

The Ghanaian Finance Ministry has released a new raft of potentially unpopular tax measures aimed at boosting government revenues and reining in an unsustainable twin current account and fiscal deficit.…