• October 7, 2022

Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled northern region, residents and a government official said Thursday. The victims died when their boats capsized …

Business: Uganda’s sugar exports have increased

Uganda’s sugar exports have increased after a huge drop in July. According to the country’s central bank, Uganda’s sugar exports for the month of July suffered a 58% decline due to …

Nigerian president meets with remaining hostages freed from March train attack

Nigerian president Mohammadu Buhari has met with the freed remaining passengers from the train attack in March in the northwestern part of the country. The attack saw dozens kidnapped and six …

African countries have made progress on information exchange in 2021. This improvement has helped mobilize resources and better combat tax evasion. Interview with Zayda Manetta, Head of the Global Forum Secretariat.

Since 2014, the exchange of information upon request has allowed African countries to identify more than $244 million in additional revenue is what the latest report on tax transparency released last month reveals. The aim is to enable states to fight tax evasion and illicit financial flows.

Mali: recovering the economy after 6 months of sanctions

In Mali, growth prospects for 2022 have been undermined by economic sanctions, regional inflation and the crisis in Ukraine. Will the lifting of the ECOWAS sanctions recently achieved by the country give the economy a new lease of life? Interview with Malian economist Modibo Mao

Togo: Boosting cotton production

In Togo, measures have been announced to reach a forecast production of 146,826 tons of seed cotton for 180,000 hectares of land planted. A report by our correspondent Noel Tadegnon.

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