Economy

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 […]
November 8, 2017

World Update: How China plans to beat the U.S. at technology

President Trump has made technology a key battleground in U.S. relations with China. He launched an investigation into alleged Chinese theft of U.S. intellectual property earlier […]