UK’s increased collaboration with Nigerian businesses
The British Prime Minister has highlighted the need for the UK to have a ‘new, long-term approach to Africa’, one that addressees the long-term demographic and economic...
IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending
Kenya-born French long distance runner, Abraham Kiprotich, wins the 3rd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon returning 2hrs 15mins o4secs, while Ilya Pam wins the indigenous race with 2hrs 27mins.
IMF Chief meets South Africa’s Ramaphosa in Davos to discuss economy
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she had met with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and agreed that structural challenges were a burden to economic growth in Africa’s largest economy. Their meeting comes a day after the International Monetary Fund cut South Africa’s…
Afrinvest disagrees with IMF on Nigeria’s forex outlook
Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited has disagreed with a report credited to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which said that the nation’s foreign exchange market is still deep in uncertainty.
Firm predicts massive scramble for African real estate in 2018
Demand for investment in African real estate is expected to reach a fever pitch in 2018, and beyond, as the continent’s markets turn to growth after years of trying trading conditions.
IMF urges Germany to loosen purse strings
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has joined calls on Germany to invest in future economic growth even at the cost of relaxing its cherished budgetary discipline, raising hackles in Europe's powerhouse.
Nigeria’s misery index and how Osun makes the good grade
Osun has been ranked the second less miserable and poverty-ridden state in 2017 in line with the objectives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank recommendations.
IMF shuts inefficient $24b refinancing window
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has resolved to close down its own refinancing platform- General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB), worth $24 billion.