Nigeria’s Inclusive Development score has been on a downward trend in the past five years. The World Economic Forum’s report on inclusive growth and development presumes that the country...
This is what my freedom means, what does it mean for you?
“Twenty-three years into our [South Africa’s] freedom and people can still complain; that is a sign of a very good democracy and a government that listens to its people.”
Tanzanian polygamist’s puzzle: How to stop six wives warring over 500 acres?
With six wives, 16 children, 60 grandchildren and 500 acres of land, 80-year-old Tanzanian traditional healer Kuzenza Magoso worries his descendants could start fighting over his estate when he dies.
Nigeria’s economic outlook
To give you an example, the statistics can be used in a number of ways. One, what if I tell you the figures and tell you that if I rearrange them the problem Nigeria had in the past was that we were living above our means.
Ivory Coast slashes budget on low cocoa prices
Ivory Coast has cut planned spending for 2017 by 10 percent due to a sharp drop in world prices of cocoa, its leading export, President Alassane Ouattara said, according to Thursday’s edition of national newspaper Le Patriote.
Yes, poor oral hygiene has a huge impact on Africa, this is how…
Regrettably, access to oral health solutions and education is low. The majority of Africa’s population has little or no access to proper oral health care, with the few dentists available based in the cities.
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite looks beyond the continent
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is considering a push into Eastern Europe, where it hopes to use knowledge gleaned from former suitor Steinhoff International, its new CEO told Reuters.
‘NNPC, NPDC have violated due process’
According to a new report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, (NEITI) the State Oil Company and its subsidiary, the NDPC, owe the federation more than 20 billion dollars.
Germany encourages aid for drought-striken Ethiopia
With the words of former German President, Horst Kohler, spoken at his inauguration a decade ago used as inspiration, Germany has opened up a new bold and a pioneering engagement with a new plan for Africa.
‘Junk’-rated debt could cost South Africa more than $10 bilion in lost funds
If South Africa loses two of its prized investment grade credit ratings for foreign and local currency borrowing in the turmoil triggered by the sacking of the finance minister, the country could lose more than $10 billion in investment funds.