Barton Heyman

November 28, 2017

Africa Update: Libya navy says over 30 migrants dead, 200 rescued off coast

More than 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued on Saturday after their boats foundered off Libya’s western coast, the Libyan navy said. The coastguard conducted […]
November 28, 2017

Africa Update: Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday a holiday

Zimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe’s birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported Monday, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down. “It […]
November 28, 2017

Nigeria Update: BoI plans increased lending to food sector for enhanced production

•To boost risk assets with additional N350bn The Bank of Industry (BoI) has concluded plans to increase lending to stakeholders in the food industry, as part […]
November 28, 2017

World Update: Banks could support UK economy in disorderly Brexit

Britain’s lenders could support the economy through a “disorderly” Brexit, the Bank of England said Tuesday, as the sector passed its latest round of stress tests. […]