Economy

September 17, 2018

Nigeria Update: FIRS freezes 6,772 accounts, generates N3.5 trillion in eight months

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it generated N3.5 trillion for Federal Government between the months of January and September 2018.The Executive Chairman, FIRS, […]
September 14, 2018

World Update: U.S. will not lift sanctions against Zimbabwe until the African country does this…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government will not lift sanctions against Zimbabwe until the new government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa demonstrates it is “changing its ways,” […]
September 14, 2018

Africa Update: OpEd: How to transform Africa’s manufacturing industry through data

The value of data coupled with connected infrastructure and industrial ecosystems offers Africa a remarkable opportunity to create smart factories of the future. Data will be […]
September 10, 2018

Africa Update: The new tax on fuel could dampen this East African country’s economic growth

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s economic growth momentum for this year could be snuffed out if a widely unpopular 16 percent Value Added Tax on fuel is […]