Economy

December 6, 2018

Africa Update: Burundi to shut UN rights office

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and UN sources […]
December 6, 2018

Africa Update: South Africa exits recession as govt eyes 2019 polls

South Africa broke free of recession on Tuesday when it reported GDP growth of 2.2 percent for the third quarter, the statistics authority said, marking a […]
October 26, 2018

World Update: Twitter tops earnings estimates, lifting shares

Twitter reported Thursday stronger-than-expected profits and revenues in the third quarter, igniting a strong rally in shares of the key social network. The San Francisco group […]
October 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: NNPC, others silent over United States court’s $6.59 billion gas contract fine

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), are yet to take a position after a […]