September 14, 2018

Africa Update: OpEd: How to transform Africa’s manufacturing industry through data

The value of data coupled with connected infrastructure and industrial ecosystems offers Africa a remarkable opportunity to create smart factories of the future. Data will be […]
September 10, 2018

Africa Update: The new tax on fuel could dampen this East African country’s economic growth

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s economic growth momentum for this year could be snuffed out if a widely unpopular 16 percent Value Added Tax on fuel is […]
September 10, 2018

Nigeria Update: How Nigeria remains exposed to shocks

FSDH Research highlights need for urgent policy measures Besides the shallow trend of Nigeria’s economic diversification, the trade war between the United States (U.S.) and China […]
September 10, 2018

Nigeria Update: Banks, the challenges and real sector interventions

After the global financial crisis in 2008, central banks across the globe re-invented their policy basket, which saw the emergence of a renewed vigour in unconventional […]