Barton Heyman

October 26, 2017

Africa Update: SA’s 27% unemployment tops spending priorities-MTBPS

Job creation, which has escalated to an alarming all-time high of 27 per cent, and small business development top the list of South Africa’s spending priorities. […]
October 26, 2017

Africa Update: West African leaders plan shared currency by 2020

A group of four West African presidents said on Tuesday they planned steps to accelerate the creation of a shared currency for the 15-country ECOWAS bloc […]
October 26, 2017

Nigeria Update: Seplat, GlaxoSmithKline, others lift NSE’s indices by N101 billion

Price gains in the shares of some companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), especially Seplat Petroleum, and GlaxoSmithKline, yesterday pushed market capitalisation up by N101billion. […]
October 26, 2017

Nigeria Update: Transcorp records N8.2b profit in Q3

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has posted a group profit after tax of N8.2 billion in third quarter (Q3) operations, representing 158 per cent rise […]