Barton Heyman

December 7, 2018

Nigeria Update: Investors’ wealth depreciates by N122b on renewed sell-offs

Following renewed sell-off in most blue-chip stocks, the two-day gaining streak on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was halted yesterday, as market capitalisation plunged by N122 billion. […]
December 6, 2018

Africa Update: Burundi to shut UN rights office

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and UN sources […]
December 6, 2018

Africa Update: South Africa exits recession as govt eyes 2019 polls

South Africa broke free of recession on Tuesday when it reported GDP growth of 2.2 percent for the third quarter, the statistics authority said, marking a […]
December 6, 2018

World Update: World Bank promises $200 bn in 2021-25 climate cash

The World Bank on Monday unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25, adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding. The […]