Nigerian inflation slowed for 12th month in Jan: stats office

Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the 12th month in a row in January to 15.13 percent, compared with 15.37 percent in December, the...
S.Africa stocks rise as strike talks boost miners

Nigeria bourse approves delisting of Seven-Up after takeover bid

The Nigerian bourse has approved the voluntary delisting of Seven-Up Bottling Co after it received a takeover bid from its majority shareholder aimed at...

Liberia’s Johnson Sirleaf wins $5M African leadership prize

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Africa’s first elected female head of state, has won a $5 million...
Nigeria to abandon naira peg in favour of open market trading

Britain to add Nigeria’s naira to list of accepted trade currencies

Britain’s export finance agency will add the naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies”, allowing it to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses...

This is what Nigeria will use its planned $2.5bn Eurobond for

The West African country wants to switch its borrowing mix so that foreign loans account for up to 40 percent of its total debt portfolio.

Ghana looks to Asia for next Eurobond sale

The major commodity exporter is seeking favourable terms for the bond.

How innovation is turning education on its head in Africa ...

Ghanaian company, Metro Institute of Innovation and Technology (MIT), offers school children training in robotics and mobile app developmen

ECOWAS issues sanctions over Guinea-Bissau political crisis

West African regional bloc ECOWAS hit 20 Guinea-Bissau politicians and businessmen with sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on Tuesday, accusing them of...

This is why Africa needs to look to its rural areas

Agriculture will feed Africa's economic transformation.

Facing a “broke” country, Liberia’s Weah cuts his own salary

Liberia’s newly sworn-in President George Weah pledged to cut his own salary by a quarter on Monday, in a nationwide address in which he...

Nigeria eyes $2.5BN Eurobond sale in Q1 to refinance local debt

Nigeria will consider raising $2.5 billion through Eurobonds in the first quarter to refinance a portion of its domestic treasury bill portfolio at lower...

JPMorgan plans expansion into Ghana and Kenya

JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to expand its African presence into countries including Ghana and Kenya, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in an interview...
DRDGOLD posts 17% rise in operating profit

Ivory Coast mining sector turnover rose 11.5% in 2017

Ivory Coast’s mining sector turnover rose by 11.5 percent in 2017, an increase achieved mainly via exports of gold, manganese and nickel, the government...

AfDB’s Adesina is dreaming of double digit growth for Africa

"Everyone knows Africa is the place to invest," he smiled as he breezed into the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday

Flying Doctors Nigeria: An idea conceived out of tragedy

Dr Ola Orekunrin, Founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria Air Ambulance, formed the regional air ambulance service after tragedy struck, she wanted to make sure that no one dies because they are at the wrong place at the wrong time

Nigeria’s central bank cancels Monetary Policy Committee, rates retained

Nigeria’s central bank said on Monday a key interest rate setting meeting intended for January 22-23 will not be held.

Nigeria sues JP Morgan for $875MN over Malabu oilfield deal

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed...

Nigeria passes major oil reform bill after 17 year struggle

Nigeria has moved closer to turning an oil industry bill into law after a 17 year struggle to complete the legislation which aims to...

Nigeria’s Buhari says doesn’t know if he will seek re-election

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019 and the decision is personal and...
S.Africa stocks rise as strike talks boost miners

Nigerian stocks hit 9-year high in third straight day of gains

Nigerian stocks hit a nine-year high on Wednesday, extending gains for a third straight session. The main index rose 1.89 percent to close to 45,000...