It’s my first time in Abuja, and my first time in Nigeria. You know we have a very close working relationship with the minister for mining in Nigeria, Honourable Dr. Kayode Fayemi and so together in the spirit of partnership, complimenting each other....
Diamond’s Atlas Mara to raise US$200m in revival plan, eyes Nigeria
Bob Diamond’s African investment vehicle Atlas Mara said it is raising US$200m from Fairfax Africa and existing shareholders to kick-start the bank after a tough three years since listing.
‘Need for greater intra-Ecowas trade’
In the area of economic integration, our aim to create a regional common market regarding trade, industrialization, investment and many other issues in different sectors. We noticed that one of the biggest challenges is the investment ratio.
What will decide Kenyan election? A dose of faith, tribe and hard cash
Odinga, as well as President Uhuru Kenyatta who is seeking re-election under the Jubilee Party in the August 8 polls, have sought to endear themselves to the main religious communities.
Medical app aims to tackle rape, flag war crimes in conflict-torn Congo
Developed by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), MediCapt allows clinicians to record medical examination results digitally and photograph victims’ injuries, store them online and send them directly to law enforcement officials and lawyers.
Bollore pitches for revamp of Gambia’s main port – sources
France’s Bollore Group has submitted an offer to develop Gambia’s main port as part of a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, three sources familiar with the matter said, as competition for contracts heats up after a change in government.
AU’s Kwesi Quartey calls for a strong, united Africa
I think that people have tended to see Africa from different perspectives to King Leopold Africa was a piece of cake to be cut up. To president Sarkozy, Africa had no history at all to speak of.
LAMU coal plant doesn’t make sense as Kenya has better energy options
Kenyans pay high prices for electricity up to USD$0.19/kWh for residential customers compared to about US$0.10 in South Africa which is a barrier to the country’s sustainable economic development.
South Africa’s Rand steadies amid focus on economic data
South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar early on Thursday ahead of local mining and manufacturing data and several key global events, including Britain’s general election.
Nigeria’s forex system ‘a disaster waiting to happen’, says CBN ex-governor Soludo
The foreign exchange regime in Nigeria is a recipe for disaster. This is the view of Charles Chukwuma Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).