November 28, 2017

Nigeria Update: BoI plans increased lending to food sector for enhanced production

•To boost risk assets with additional N350bn The Bank of Industry (BoI) has concluded plans to increase lending to stakeholders in the food industry, as part […]
November 3, 2017

Nigeria Update: Alibaba says profit up 132% in ‘outstanding’ quarter

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that soaring sales fuelled a 132 percent increase in net profit in what it called an “outstanding” quarter, as […]
October 26, 2017

Africa Update: West African leaders plan shared currency by 2020

A group of four West African presidents said on Tuesday they planned steps to accelerate the creation of a shared currency for the 15-country ECOWAS bloc […]
October 24, 2017

Africa Update: African Rainbow Minerals fires KPMG as auditor

South African miner African Rainbow Minerals dropped KPMG as its auditor on Monday, joining a host of other local companies breaking ties with the firm caught […]