Tag: economic slowdown

Op-Ed: Tourism sector in Mauritius devastated by COVID-19

“Travel bans and containment measures around the world are having a devastating effect on the tourism sector in Mauritius, which was already experiencing sluggish growth in 2019,” writes economist, Shani Smit.

IEA: Oil demand increases due to U.S-China trade war: How is this affecting Nigeria?

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the mounting signs of an economic slowdown and escalation of the U.S-China trade war have caused global oil demand to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis of 2008. To discuss these stories and the implication for Nigeria, Uchenna Minnis, Chief market Analyst at Eagle Global Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.

Economic downturn, Islamist attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria: UN

Nigeria's economic slowdown, compounded by Boko Haram attacks, could mean 5.5 million people needing food aid in the northeast next month.
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