No Time for Complacency over Ebola – IMF

The International Monetary Fund is ramping up fund from international partners to support West African countries afflicted with the Ebola Virus Disease. Germany and UK at the meeting in Washington contributed $72 million …

Worrisome Slide in the Value of Naira

Nigerians are worried over the depreciation in the value of the Naira with some critics urging the fiscal and monetary authorities to cut out the leakages and corruption in the system to save the currency …

FCMB Partners with House of Tara International

FIRST City Monument Bank, FCMB, is partnering with the House of Tara International to launch an economic empowerment initiative for women known as the ‘‘Beauty Business on the Go,’’ BBOG. The initiative is aimed at empowering women to become entrepreneurs to enable them realise their aspirations …

Bleak Economic Times for Gambia

The Gambian economy is facing a bleak future because of the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa which affected tourism which is the main revenue earner for the country …

Events of the Year: Economy

NIGERIA’s economy in the year 2014 had a mixed bag of the good, the bad and the ugly. In the first quarter of the year the nation was greeted with the good news that the country has rebased its gross domestic product, GDP, from 1990 to 2010, resulting in the 89 percent increase in the estimated size of …

A Pat on their Back

– International Monetary Fund gives a clean bill of health to Nigeria’s economy and kudos to its managers |  By […]

US-Africa Trade Lane

– Charles Brewer, managing director, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, advises countries in the region to take advantage of the new […]