October 26, 2017

Africa Update: SA’s 27% unemployment tops spending priorities-MTBPS

Job creation, which has escalated to an alarming all-time high of 27 per cent, and small business development top the list of South Africa’s spending priorities. […]
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 26, 2017

Nigeria Update: Transcorp records N8.2b profit in Q3

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has posted a group profit after tax of N8.2 billion in third quarter (Q3) operations, representing 158 per cent rise […]
October 25, 2017

World Update: Most Asia markets close higher as Aussie dollar tumbles; Nikkei 225 win streak ends

Most major indexes in Asia closed higher on Wednesday as the Australian dollar fell to its lowest levels in three months after inflation missed expectations. The Nikkei […]