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Nigeria’s Cabinet agrees to $30.8bn budget plan for 2013

Nigeria's Cabinet has agreed to increase spending by 5% but reduce the deficit in next year's budget to be sent to Parliament for approval in August.

Korean-American Kim chosen to lead World Bank

The World Bank has chosen Jim Yong Kim as its next chief in a decision that surprised few despite the first-ever challenge to the US.

Nigerian candidate bemoans World Bank post

Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the World Bank appointment is not being decided on merit and that the US nominee will win.

Gordhan questions World Bank election process

Serious doubt exists about the transparency of the process in electing the next World Bank president, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said.

World Bank needs refocusing, says Nigerian contender

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the World Bank needs a shake-up to end the inertia that has built up over six decades.

Nigeria’s finance minister guns for World Bank presidency

Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, backed by Africa's leading economies, has announced her interest in the World Bank's top job.

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Jacob Zuma misses court deadline to respond to contempt application

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Tackling the Western Cape’s housing problem, shack by shack

Youths can learn new skills and earn money at The Shackbuilder training institute, where how to build a shack is on the curriculum

Don’t be deceived: Covid-19 vaccines are not for sale

Police warn against fake Covid-19 vaccines and urge the public to report any criminal activities

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