Economy

March 5, 2018

Africa Update: African SMEs to benefit from $74m facility

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), has entered into a re-guarantee transaction of up to $74million with GuarantCo, to increase its […]
February 28, 2018

Africa Update: OPEC, stakeholders seek reliable oil, gas data, sue for transparency

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and stakeholders in the Nigerian oil and gas sector, Monday in Abuja, insisted that there was a need […]
February 27, 2018

World Update: Microsoft data warrant case in top US court has global implications

Microsoft faces off with the US government before the Supreme Court Tuesday over a warrant for data stored abroad that has important ramifications for law enforcement […]
February 26, 2018

Africa Update: Sky’s the limit as Africa makes major move towards aviation single market

 Back in 1999, under what is known as the Yamoussoukro Decision, African countries planned to free their skies for air travel. Last Sunday the African Union […]