Economy

December 18, 2017

Africa Update: The high price of Uganda’s gold rush

Uganda’s mineral industry has enjoyed a spectacular surge in recent years. Gold exports reached $340 million in 2016, according to official figures, up from $237,000 in […]
December 18, 2017

World Update: World Busiest Airport in Chaos

Nearly 11 hours after a power outage paralyzed the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International got its electricity back late Sunday night. The lights flickered on […]
December 5, 2017

World Update: Self-driving taxis are coming to Japan

Nissan is bringing self-driving cabs to the streets of Japan. The company announced Tuesday that it plans to test autonomous taxis in March near its headquarters […]
December 5, 2017

Africa Update: European Investment Bank grants €100m credit line to Afreximbank

European Investment Bank (EIB), has granted the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), a line of credit agreement amounting to €100 million. The agreement took place last week […]