Economy

November 6, 2017

Africa Update: Ghana’s real estate professionals seek Nigerian investors

Professionals in Ghana’s real estate industry are seeking investment partnership opportunities where Nigerians will be able to invest in their country’s property market. Based on this, […]
November 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: FX Transactions on I&E Window Hit $18.36bn, Rates Converge at N360

Following increased portfolio flows into the country, cumulative transactions on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Investors’ and Exporters’ (I&E) foreign exchange window have risen to […]
November 3, 2017

Africa Update: Somalia: U.S. Funds Could Be Diverted to Al-Shabaab, Watchdog Warns

The State Department’s Africa Bureau is failing to ensure that US funding for the Somali government is not diverted to Al-Shabaab terror group, the department’s watchdog […]
November 2, 2017

Africa Update: South Africans will pay VAT of 14% on wholewheat bread

Consumers can expect to feel the pinch once the proposed scrapping of VAT zero rating on certain categories of bread which previously qualified as brown bread. […]