• 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 …

Business:Sierra Leone slashes ‘zeros of shame’ from banknotes

Sierra Leone on Friday introduced a new family of banknotes, stripping three zeros off the leone, in a bid to restore confidence in the inflation-hit national currency. The Bank of Sierra …

Zimbabwe government under fire for suspending bank credit

The Zimbabwean government has come under fire since Saturday for imposing a freeze on bank lending. Stakeholders in the business sector on Monday warned that the move will encourage the development …

Nigeria’s economy tops growth forecasts

Nigeria’s economy grew faster than forecast by the central bank and government last year after an expansion in the agriculture and trade industries in the fourth quarter offset a sharp drop …

Building Block For Sustainable SMEs Growth Through Transformational Monetary Policy – experts

Although there could still be some nostalgic feelings in certain quarters about Nigeria”s failings in the journey to optimising its economic and industrial potential as a leading crude oil producer in the …