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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...

Nigeria expects $700MN from international sources: DMO

Nigeria expects to raise $700 million from international sources as part of a $3.5 billion in borrowing earmarked in the 2017 spending plan, the...
Nigeria to abandon naira peg in favour of open market trading

Nigerian inflation slowed for 11th month in December

Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the 11th month in a row in December, to 15.37 percent from 15.90 percent a month before, the...

This is Africa’s response to US President Trump’s “shithole” remark…

Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he merely used “tough” language when discussing a new immigration bill with a group of U.S. senators.

Shipments of West African oil to China set to surge to...

China's loadings are expected to jump by more than 20 percent from December.

Nigeria sets deadline for political parties to select presidential candidates

Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on February 16, 2019,

Gas supply to Nigeria’s Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System restored

Gas supply to several power stations was cut off because of the fire on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System.

Nigeria’s Buhari re-election campaign gets boost

Buhari, 75, has not publicly said whether he will take part in the February 2019 election.
First power from South Africa's Medupi delayed to H2 2014: Eskom

Nigerian power grid shut down by gas pipeline fire -ministry

Nigeria’s electricity grid has been shut down by a fire on a gas pipeline, the ministry of power said in a statement on Wednesday. Gas...

Liberian President-elect Weah tempers expectations, plans agriculture push

Liberian President-elect George Weah on Tuesday set modest goals for his six-year term, calling for Liberia to start exporting crops and repairing decrepit infrastructure,...

From rags to riches: Ex-soccer star “King George” Weah wins Liberia’s...

His rags-to-riches story helped him tap into dissatisfaction with Johnson Sirleaf’s 12-year tenure

Mobile phones are not a panacea for Africa’s youth unemployment crisis,...

Connectivity is only useful if it opens up access to employment opportunities that will pay a living wage.

Liberia presidential camps offer duelling predictions before first results

Former soccer star George Weah’s camp said on Wednesday he was set to win Liberia’s presidential election run-off against Vice President Joseph Boakai but...

Jailed Cameroon writer who criticised government to be expelled – lawyer

A prize-winning New York-based Cameroonian novelist will be freed from jail and expelled from his native country after being held for nearly three weeks...

Liberians await presidential election results as vote count begins

Liberian election officials began tallying votes on Wednesday from Tuesday’s presidential election, as Liberians awaited results that should usher in the country’s first democratic...

How a Nigerian based funding body plans to turn mining infrastructure...

The global problem of resources being stranded underground by a failure to invest in infrastructure is particularly acute in Africa. AFC plans to change this.
Northam Platinum reports comprehensive profit of R354 million

Africa development body, funds see opportunity in mining infrastructure

With some mining companies increasingly reluctant to own outright the infrastructure that keeps their projects going, an African development institution is linking up with...
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