Barton Heyman

January 5, 2018

Nigeria Update: Lagos, Ondo, Ogun plunged into darkness as fire guts NNPC pipeline

Some states in the western parts of the country may remain in darkness, as repair work is yet to commence on the damage caused by a […]
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 […]