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October 11, 2017

Africa Update: Ethiopia Devalues its Currency

In the midst of a Forex currency crisis, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has devalued Birr by 15pc and raised the interest rate by two […]
October 11, 2017

Nigeria Update: ‘ICT is key to national development’

Africa Chair for IEEE World Internet of Things (WIoT), Chris Uwaje has identified Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as key to national development. Uwaje, a former […]
October 11, 2017

Nigeria Update: Depressed disposable income shifting consumer spending to foods

Although latest indicators showed that the nation’s inflation rate is easing, local manufacturers like PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc have attributed the shifting spending on food and […]
October 11, 2017

World Update: Asia markets mostly up, North Korea missile fears ease

South Korean and Japanese traders sent shares rallying Tuesday as they returned from a long weekend while most other markets tacked on gains despite a soft […]