Economy

Jan 05, 2019
The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) said on Friday an audit shows mining companies owe the government more than the state is due to pay them in tax refunds. Mining companies…
Jan 05, 2019
Food and nutrition security exists when everyone has access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life all the time. In many communities in sub-Saharan Africa,…
Jan 02, 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo’s government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as the country nervously awaited results from the weekend’s…
Jan 02, 2019
ZIMBABWE’S revenue collections surpassed $5 billion after a tax increase on electronic transfers buoyed December collections to peak at $572,4 million, official data has shown. In a bid to shore…
Jan 01, 2019
The Democratic Republic of Congo counted ballot papers on Monday after an election that the opposition described as chaotic and flawed, with problems ranging from broken voting machines to delays…
Dec 29, 2018
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Federal Government to expidite action on the diversification of the Nigerian economy.   According to the chamber, this has…
Dec 23, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo’s election board has postponed a long-anticipated presidential vote scheduled for Sunday by one week until Dec. 30 after a fire destroyed voting materials. Already delayed repeatedly…
Dec 13, 2018
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has let Cameroon’s President Paul Biya know that his nation will no longer host the 2019 African Nations Cup competition. The decision is a…
Dec 10, 2018
Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party said the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate had been frozen in an act of intimidation by the government ahead of February general…
Dec 07, 2018
U.S. companies likely maintained a solid pace of hiring in November while increasing wages for workers, suggesting the economy remains strong enough for the Federal Reserve to continue raising interest…
Dec 05, 2018
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says it is encouraging Nigerians abroad to contribute to the development of the country’s economy, as part of its advocacy programmes.  …
Dec 04, 2018
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC), on Sunday said the country was losing $9.1 billion yearly on freight revenue that would have accrued to its treasury,   He said…
Dec 03, 2018
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday laid the foundation stone for huge new parliament to be built with Chinese funds outside the capital Harare. The imposing circular complex will be…
Dec 02, 2018
Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football's governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in…
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