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Nigeria’s unemployment rate to reach 33.5% by 2020 — FG

Joan Nwagwu Nigeria unemployment rate to reach 33.5 per cent by 2020, says the Federal Government. Sen. ...

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World Bank urges Africa to embrace digital transformation to stimulate growth

Mr Albert Zeufack, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, on Monday, urged African nations to embrace ...

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African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina leads delegation to IMF-World Bank Spring meetings

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina is expected in Washington DC, on Monday, to take part in ...

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South Africa’s trade balance swings to deficit in January

 South Africa’s trade balance swung to deficit of 13.08 billion rand ($937.43 million) in January from a ...

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EU blacklists Nigeria, Libya over money laundering, terrorism financing

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that ...

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Namibia expects first economic growth in 3 years – Apex bank

 Namibia’s central bank expects the domestic economy to grow in 2019 for the first time in three ...

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Egypt targets GDP growth of 5.6% in 2019

Egypt is targeting gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5.6 per cent in the fiscal year ending ...

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African Development Bank to present 2019 African Economic Outlook at 32nd AU Summit

The African Development Bank will present the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report on the sidelines ...

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Atiku Abubakar proposes amnesty for corruption suspects in Nigeria

Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects ...

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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum in 2020

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2020 will be hosted in Ethiopia, as the Eastern African nation ...

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