Barton Heyman

February 1, 2018

World Update: Bitcoin’s big wipeout erased $44 billion of value in January

Digital currency lost 30% in January on series of setbacks. Monthly dollar loss the biggest in history for a digital asset. Bitcoin is proving that cryptocurrencies […]
February 1, 2018

Africa Update: Kenyan government outlaws opposition’s resistance movement after Odinga’s “swearing-in”

The Kenyan government has declared the opposition coalition’s National Super Alliance (NASA)’s wing, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), as an organised criminal group. Interior Cabinet Secretary […]
February 1, 2018

Nigeria Update: Facebook reports revenue growth for Nigerian SMEs on platform

Social media giant, Facebook has stressed the importance of digital platforms for the growth of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. It claimed in […]
February 1, 2018

Nigeria Update: January PMI index records slow growth, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) – a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing […]