March 26, 2018

Article Update: On free trade: three stories

Permit me to tell you three stories. During the Napoleonic wars, it became very difficult for the British to import grain from Europe. This led to […]
March 22, 2018

Africa Update: 44 African nations sign pact establishing free trade area: AU

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head of the African Union […]
March 22, 2018

Nigeria Update: Dangote Cement posts N204.2b profit

For the financial year ended December 1, 2017, Dangote Cement Plc has posted Profit After Tax (PAT) of N204.2 billion, against N142.9 billion achieved in the […]
March 22, 2018

World Update: Dollar extends losses on Fed move, Trump revives trade war fears

The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of […]