Economy

June 29, 2018

World Update: World Bank approves $2.1bn for health, power projects

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at improving access […]
June 29, 2018

World Update: US opens new military headquarters in South Korea

US forces in South Korea opened their new headquarters Friday, on what they called Washington’s biggest overseas base, just weeks after President Donald Trump said he […]
June 26, 2018

Africa Update: China and the Middle East are pouring money into strategic Sudan, but US policy is ‘confused’

Since the U.S. lifted long-standing sanctions on Sudan last October, foreign investors’ interest has started to trickle in, an expert on the region has told CNBC. […]
June 26, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria to drive youth entrepreneurship with technology

In a bid to achieve a knowledge-based economy in the near future, the federal government has unveiled plans to drive and support youth entrepreneurs in the […]