July 6, 2018

World Update: Tokyo stocks close lower as US tariff deadline looms

Tokyo stocks closed at three-month lows Thursday on investor jitters a day before a US deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The key Nikkei 225 […]
July 3, 2018

Africa Update: SA has just joined Africa’s $3 trillion free-trade club

South Africa has become the latest country to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement as it battles with poor economic data, an emerging […]
June 29, 2018

World Update: World Bank approves $2.1bn for health, power projects

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at improving access […]
June 29, 2018

World Update: US opens new military headquarters in South Korea

US forces in South Korea opened their new headquarters Friday, on what they called Washington’s biggest overseas base, just weeks after President Donald Trump said he […]