Economy

Feb 06, 2019
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting on Wednesday to draw up terms for a national dialogue, they said, following a brutal crackdown on anti-government protests. More…
Feb 05, 2019
In 1973 Liberia introduced its Aliens and Nationality Law. This, and the country’s 1986 Constitution, allow only people of “Negro descent” – those who are black – to obtain Liberian…
Feb 01, 2019
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has disclosed that testing conducted on pig meats brought in the country by Cheaitou Brothers Incorporated showed signs of…
Feb 01, 2019
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has disclosed that testing conducted on pig meats brought in the country by Cheaitou Brothers Incorporated showed signs of…
Jan 30, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa is among regions in the world projected to record accelerated economic growth in 2019, amid a slowdown in global growth precipitated by heightened trade tensions and rising interest…
Jan 28, 2019
The South African economy’s dismal performance in 2018 – and the risk-off sentiment towards emerging markets in general - resulted in poor M&A deal values in 2018, but 2019 looks…
Jan 25, 2019
A new report by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Institute of Management Accountants, on Global Economic Conditions, have said that Nigeria faces its lowest economic confidence scores in…
Jan 24, 2019
In the Ago Egun Bariga area of Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, there is no road, no electricity, no running water and no rubbish collection. Now that high grass has blocked…
Jan 22, 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo’s president elect Felix Tshisekedi received a chorus of congratulations from African leaders on Sunday and Monday in a growing sign that his disputed election win will…
Jan 20, 2019
Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president. No explanation was given for the resignations, though…
Jan 20, 2019
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala. At the port,…
Jan 16, 2019
When economically challenged rulers try to run nations, especially fragile ones, they can easily make mistakes. In the past few weeks demonstrators have taken to the streets of Khartoum and…
Jan 14, 2019
Gabon's prime minister announced a new government in a video message recorded thousands of miles away in Morocco, where ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo is recovering from a stroke. Recently…
Jan 11, 2019
Félix Tshisekedi is the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) president elect. He is the leader of one of the DRC’s longest serving opposition parties, the Union for Democracy and…
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