ECA reviews progress towards sustainable development goals

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its sister regional commissions on recently hosted a Regional Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) Lab on the margins...

Nigeria’s inflation rate drops to 11.22%, lowest in 11 months

Latest statistics on inflation by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation, dropped to 11.22% in...

Nigeria to be major player at Africa investment forum

Nigeria will feature significantly in the 2019 Africa Investment Forum scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this November, business leaders and government...

Nigeria’s debt stock hits N24.9 trillion

• States’ debt hits N3.97 trillion Nigeria’s total debt stock rose to N24.9 trillion (US$81.2 billion) as of the end of March 2019. This is...

AfDB, Portugal, Cape Verde sign compact to accelerate development

The African Development Bank and the governments of Cabo Verde and Portugal have signed a country specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of...

AfCFTA, Africa’s trade pact starts operations with 54 signatories

A landmark free-trade agreement removing most tariffs and other commercial barriers in the African continent became operational on Sunday, July 7th, as 54 member...

AU calls for financial input for NEPAD-IPPF special fund

The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters...

Time to devalue the Naira is now – Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has stated the conditions that could warrant the devaluation of the naira. Emefiele...

How resources meant for everybody is in individuals pockets – Buhari’s aide

A former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Financial Crimes in the Federal Ministry of Justice Mr. Biodun Aikomo has stated that, “the biggest...

Africa’s small-scale fisheries critical to food security

Africa’s small-scale fisheries play a critical role in global food security and must be supported with greater research and investment, say international and African...

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