November 9, 2017

Africa Update: U.S. signs $524.7MN investment compact with Ivory Coast

The Millennium Challenge Corporation, the U.S. government’s main development fund, said on Tuesday it had signed a $524.7 million investment compact with Ivory Coast to build […]
November 8, 2017

World Update: How China plans to beat the U.S. at technology

President Trump has made technology a key battleground in U.S. relations with China. He launched an investigation into alleged Chinese theft of U.S. intellectual property earlier […]
November 8, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa finmin: many interested in equity stake in SAA

South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday that many investors were interested in taking an equity stake in South African Airways (SAA), after the […]
November 8, 2017

Nigeria Update: Restrictions on foreign banks affect growth, says World Bank

The rising level of restrictions imposed on foreign banks operating in developing countries has been assessed as an impediment to growth in those countries, the World […]