Economy

Jan 09, 2020
The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets” in recent months. Mohamed Ibn…
Dec 28, 2019
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has projected a high cost of doing business in 2020. Its Director-General, Dr Muda Yusuf, made the projection in the LCCI 2019…
Dec 22, 2019
Cameroon’s parliament granted special status on Friday to two English-speaking regions to try to calm a separatist insurgency that has killed 2,000 people, but the separatists said only independence would…
Dec 16, 2019
Former leader of the radical South African left, Julius Malema, was unsurprisingly reappointed on Saturday night at the head of his party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) meeting Congress in…
Dec 16, 2019
The upsurge of Somali piracy after 2005 led to significant international activity in the Horn of Africa. Naval missions, training programmes, capital investment and capacity building projects were among the…
Dec 12, 2019
The son of the man who ruled Angola for 38 years has gone on trial for corruption in a rare case of such a high-profile official being taken to court.…
Dec 10, 2019
Plastic debris is everywhere and has grabbed the attention of environmental policy makers and regulators. When this plastic breaks up into smaller particles – less than 5mm in size –…
Dec 05, 2019
The phrase “medical xenophobia” is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African health care professionals towards refugees and migrants. It is used whenever foreign nationals…
Dec 03, 2019
The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is investigating a number of car dealers suspected to be using underhand deals to import luxury cars in a scandal that might have cost the…
Dec 03, 2019
Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has won the 2019 presidential election with 56.3% of the vote, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) said on Saturday, surviving the country’s biggest corruption…
Dec 02, 2019
The Nigerian Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) has given reasons why crude oil theft is still a thriving business in the country, several years after the discovery of oil. According to…
Nov 28, 2019
Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Mbaga Lima revealed several capital-intensive projects worth $1 billion as part of Equatorial Guinea’s upcoming 2020 Year of Investment initiative. Notable projects open for…
Nov 04, 2019
West African leaders on Sunday reiterated their backing for Guinea-Bissau's Aristide Gomes, sacked as prime minister by the country's interim president three weeks ahead of a presidential election. A delegation…
Nov 01, 2019
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