Economy

April 3, 2018

Nigeria Update: CBN, banks, MMOs roll out agent network for financial inclusion

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Deposit Money Banks (DMB), and licensed Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) and Super Agents have reached agreement to fund an initiative-Shared […]
April 3, 2018

Africa Update: On the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

The big economic news over the last month was Nigeria’s refusal to sign up to the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The […]
March 26, 2018

Africa Update: UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia completes mandate

A pivotal moment in the history of Liberia came recently when the United Nations mission successfully completed its mandate of supporting the West African nation in […]
March 26, 2018

Article Update: On free trade: three stories

Permit me to tell you three stories. During the Napoleonic wars, it became very difficult for the British to import grain from Europe. This led to […]