Economy

November 13, 2017

Africa Update: OPEC Sees a Future With Fewer Cars

Among the revelations in OPEC’s just published World Oil Outlook — including, as Gadfly’s Liam Denning has explained, long-term demand for oil and shale production — […]
November 13, 2017

World Update: GE faces 2nd dividend cut since Great Depression

1. GE’s cash crunch: General Electric in such financial stress that it may soon do the unthinkable: cut its beloved dividend. John Flannery, GE’s new chief […]
November 13, 2017

Nigeria Update: LCCI, Japanese Agency Sign MoU to Strengthen Business Relations

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), a Japanese government-related body have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]
November 9, 2017

Africa Update: U.S. signs $524.7MN investment compact with Ivory Coast

The Millennium Challenge Corporation, the U.S. government’s main development fund, said on Tuesday it had signed a $524.7 million investment compact with Ivory Coast to build […]