Economy

September 28, 2017

World Update: Chancellor Angela Merkel and her staying power

For the fourth time, Angela Merkel has won election as Germany’s Chancellor. Ajibola Amzat (Features Editor) examines the factors that have sustained her relevance in German […]
September 28, 2017

Africa Update: Court orders South African political parties to disclose private funding

South Africa’s political parties should be required to disclose the source of their funding, a court ruled on Wednesday, potentially exposing the patronage networks that have […]
September 28, 2017

Africa Update: Ghana GDP growth rises to 9.0% in Q2 2017

Ghana’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth was 9.0 percent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to 6.6 percent in the previous three months, the statistics […]
September 28, 2017

Nigeria Update: Oando Plc, Flour Mills deepen ties with American investors

Oando Plc and Flour Mills Nigeria Plc as well as other investors have expressed the growth of new investments between Nigeria and the United States as […]