Barton Heyman

November 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: FX Transactions on I&E Window Hit $18.36bn, Rates Converge at N360

Following increased portfolio flows into the country, cumulative transactions on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Investors’ and Exporters’ (I&E) foreign exchange window have risen to […]
November 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: Financial stocks contribute 76.8% to NSE volume

The financial services industry dominated in volume terms at the end of transactions on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week. It […]
November 3, 2017

Africa Update: Somalia: U.S. Funds Could Be Diverted to Al-Shabaab, Watchdog Warns

The State Department’s Africa Bureau is failing to ensure that US funding for the Somali government is not diverted to Al-Shabaab terror group, the department’s watchdog […]
November 3, 2017

Africa Update: Putting More Energy into Solar Power for Africa

Africa’s geographic and resource challenges offer a unique opportunity to shift the thinking on how to achieve access to electricity for all. By prioritising mini-grid technology, […]