Category: Business

Tax Reform, Digitisation Key to Financing Development

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the...

Regional Integration Still Low, According to African Regional Integration Index 

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) marks a momentous milestone for Africa but preliminary findings of the upcoming 2019 African Regional Integration Index,...

 Oil Drops Lowest in 3 Weeks on Global Slowdown Fears

Oil fell the most in three weeks as disappointing economic data sowed new fears of slowing global growth. West Texas Intermediate futures in New York dropped 1.6 percent...

Some Boeing 737 MAX Orders in Jeopardy, As US Pilots Try Software Fix

Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two...

Africa: Energy Stakeholders Call for New Financing Mechanisms to Support Off-grid, Mini-grid Connectivity

Energy industry stakeholders attending the 5th Energy Access Investment Forum have called for a restructuring of the financing mechanisms enabling the development of...

Gov. Dickson Says IOCs Fueling Insecurity in Niger Delta

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has launched the ‘Rise For Bayelsa Campaign’, an initiative to attract global attention to the ravaging...

Banking Industry Leaders to Meet in Lagos on Increasing Financial Inclusion

More than 40 leaders in the banking industry in West Africa region will gather in Lagos, Nigeria between the coming 23 -24 April, to discuss efforts aiming to increase...

AfDB: Prof. Nyong Named among World’s ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy’

The African Development Bank has disclosed that  the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most...

Ecobank Academy to Train 150 Senior Leaders of IFRC

Ecobank has announced that its prestigious Ecobank Academy will be training 150 senior leaders of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...

OIL SECTOR: Ayuk Leads Industry Delegation to Nigeria

Centurion Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, NJ Ayuk, is leading an industry delegation to Nigeria this week to meet...