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International Finance

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Economy

Kenya’s betting big on infrastructure

Earlier this year, various organisations placed the East African nation among the fastest growing economies in the world Amoxers Wachira and Veronicah Riba July 10, 2015: Africa has been described as the Dark Continent for many years. However, with economies of a couple of African countries recording growth in recent years, the narrative is quickly...
Business Leaders

Investors losing interest in South Africa

Change political mindset to overcome economic constraints, says John Kane-Berman, CEO, Institute of Race Relations Miriam Mannak November 5,2014:It hasn’t been plain sailing for South Africa. Besides slipping on the World Bank’s Economic Freedom Index and the World Economic Forum’s Competitiveness Index, the International Monetary Fund presented a rather bleak economic outlook for Africa’s second...
Economy

In Nigeria, doctor treating Ebola patient dies

This is the first death related to the disease reported from outside Lagos Samuel Okocha September 3, 2014: Last week, Nigeria reported its first Ebola death outside Lagos. A doctor died of the disease in the southern oil-rich city of Port Harcourt. The doctor was treating an Ebola patient who escaped quarantine from Lagos. The...
Economy

Nigeria reports first Ebola death outside Lagos

The victim is a doctor who was treating an Ebola patient Samuel Okocha September 1, 2014: Nigeria has reported its first Ebola death outside Lagos. A doctor died of the disease in the southern oil-rich city of Porthacourt. The doctor was treating an Ebola patient who escaped quarantine from Lagos. The patient survived, but the doctor...
Economy

Ebola ruins summer of Africa

The outbreak was reported in March just when people begin to take their vacations and travel with their families Samuel Okocha August 19, 2014: Owners of businesses are raising concerns over the economic impact of the Ebola virus, as business travelers cancel visits over fears of contracting the disease that have left more than 1,000...
Economy

A Billion-dollar Opportunity for Developing Countries

BY OTAVIANO CANUTO. 19th November 2013 The decision last week by the Swiss government to sign the OECD’s somewhat lengthily named Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters is the latest of a series of developments that have radically increased the amount and quality of tax information available to governments. For developing countries, being...
Islamic Banking

Nigeria to Spread its Wings in Sharia Banking

Central Bank of Nigeria has approved Osun State an inland state in south western Nigeria plan to issue Nigeria’s first sukuk bond, starting with 10 billion Naira ($ 62 million) 11th August 2013 Nigeria, which has the largest population in the sub Saharan Africa is trying to establish itself as the African hub for Islamic...