Barton Heyman

January 5, 2018

Nigeria Update: Stock market All-share index appreciates by 1.3 per cent

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rebounded yesterday, as virtually all the blue chip companies appreciated in price, causing the All-share index to appreciate […]
December 18, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s ANC votes on new leader in tense ballot

Thousands of delegates from South Africa’s ruling ANC party cast secret ballots Monday to choose their next leader after repeated delays to a vote seen as […]
December 18, 2017

Africa Update: The high price of Uganda’s gold rush

Uganda’s mineral industry has enjoyed a spectacular surge in recent years. Gold exports reached $340 million in 2016, according to official figures, up from $237,000 in […]
December 18, 2017

World Update: World Busiest Airport in Chaos

Nearly 11 hours after a power outage paralyzed the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International got its electricity back late Sunday night. The lights flickered on […]