Barton Heyman

April 23, 2018

Africa Update: Angola loses first satellite, plans successor

Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working […]
April 23, 2018

World Update: Merkel, Mexican president hail benefits of free trade

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who both face trade tensions with US President Donald Trump, on Sunday praised an EU-Mexico deal […]
April 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: IMF worried about Nigeria’s ability to service external loans

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concern over Nigeria’s ability to service its external loans estimated at over $18.9billion, given its mono-product economy status and […]
April 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: Banks’ stocks lift NSE’s turnover by N30b

Heavy transactions in the shares of some banks, especially FCMB and United Bank for Africa (UBA), last week, lifted the volume of shares traded, as a […]