Economy

October 9, 2017

Nigeria Update: CBN, stakeholders harp on sustainable development via agric

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and stakeholders in the renewed drive for economic diversification through agriculture have reiterated that agriculture presents the major opportunity of […]
October 9, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s rand steadies, stocks set to open flat

South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar early on Monday, but hovered near six-month lows as prospects of higher U.S. interest rates dented appetite for emerging […]
October 5, 2017

World Update: India’s economy in ‘downward spiral.’ What did Modi get wrong?

India’s economy, once hailed as a global bright spot, is down in the dumps. Growth in the South Asian nation fell during the first six months […]
October 5, 2017

Africa Update: Trump’s Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

Africa’s leaders, along with everyone else interested in US-Africa relations, have waited eight months for US President Donald Trump’s administration to explain its Africa policy. We […]