Ghana's annual producer price inflation reached a four-year high of 27.8 percent in March, due in part to a rise in gold prices and depreciation of the local currency, the West African country's national statistics office said on Wednesday.
Nigeria has awarded most of its long-term oil contracts worth an estimated $40 billion a year to local companies, according to a confidential list seen by Reuters, meaning global traders need to partner with them to access crude from Africa's top…
Botswana's central bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 7.5 percent for the third straight meeting on Tuesday, citing a positive medium-term economic outlook.
The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on Block CI-514 proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of Ivory Coast.
Namibia's central bank kept its main lending rate unchanged at 5.5 percent for the seventh straight time on Wednesday, saying economic growth was expected to continue in 2014 while inflation would remain at sustainable levels.
Nigerian annual consumer price inflation edged up in March to 7.8 percent from 7.7 percent in February as food prices rose, the statistics bureau (NBS) said on Monday.