Barton Heyman

November 29, 2017

Nigeria Update: Import prohibition attracts $10b investment, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the import prohibition policy of the apex bank has attracted investment valued at $10billion into the […]
November 29, 2017

World Update: Bitcoin breaks $10,000 barrier

Bitcoin broke through the $10,000 barrier for the first time on Wednesday as it extends a stratospheric rise that has delighted investors but sparked fears of […]
November 28, 2017

Africa Update: Libya navy says over 30 migrants dead, 200 rescued off coast

More than 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued on Saturday after their boats foundered off Libya’s western coast, the Libyan navy said. The coastguard conducted […]
November 28, 2017

Africa Update: Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday a holiday

Zimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe’s birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported Monday, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down. “It […]