Economy

July 3, 2018

Africa Update: SA has just joined Africa’s $3 trillion free-trade club

South Africa has become the latest country to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement as it battles with poor economic data, an emerging […]
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. […]