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Africa needs a growth miracle
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Africa needs a growth miracle

Africa needs a growth miracle to deal with its rising, urbanizing, young and increasingly jobless population. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil revenue from new law ‘Africa […]

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Hate Speech bill targeted at the perceived opponents of the APC-led government- PDP says
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Hate Speech bill targeted at the perceived opponents of the APC-led government- PDP says

PDP has condemed the Hate Speech bill being proposed by members of the 9th Senate. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party says the law is targeted at those perceived to be opponents of the APC-led government.  The Senate is proposing a death […]

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Google will offer personal checking accounts starting in 2020
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Google will offer personal checking accounts starting in 2020

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the project – codenamed Cache – will look and act like a traditional Citibank checking account. Much like Apple’s approach with its new credit card, Google would allow users to access their accounts through the Google […]

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Qatar-Saudi Arabia: a diplomatic battle being fought in East Africa
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Qatar-Saudi Arabia: a diplomatic battle being fought in East Africa

The Gulf monarchies are keen to have the ears of the continent’s strong leaders. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil revenue from new law ‘Africa needs to […]

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Akufo-Addo says Nigeria, Cameroon membership of cocoa pricing floor needed
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Akufo-Addo says Nigeria, Cameroon membership of cocoa pricing floor needed

Ghana’s president hopes that Nigeria and Cameroon will join in efforts to enforce minimum cocoa prices for west African producers. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil revenue […]

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Football: Chinese firm could take €902m contract off French group
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Football: Chinese firm could take €902m contract off French group

At stake: an agreement, worth €902m, for the commercialisation of media and marketing rights for CAF tournaments, including the African Cup of Nations (CAN), the African Championship of Nations (CHAN), the Champions League, and the Confederation Cup. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot […]

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VISA and Mastercard in scramble for Africa’s payment ecosystem
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VISA and Mastercard in scramble for Africa’s payment ecosystem

In 2017, Visa and Interswitch announced a partnership to accelerate the adoption of mobile payments throughout West Africa. The partnership saw the upgrade and switch to the mVisa platform. It also looked to enable more merchants to accept mVisa payments without the need for investing […]

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South Africa: Taste and Starbucks wake up and smell the coffee
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South Africa: Taste and Starbucks wake up and smell the coffee

Pizza and coffee franchises Starbucks and Dominos were not the slam dunk that Taste Holdings hoped for => with a share price down 90 percent, they are out. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria […]

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Reliable electricity needs fourfold increase in investment: IEA
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Reliable electricity needs fourfold increase in investment: IEA

A key task for policy makers to address the persistent lack of access to electricity and clean cooking, the report finds. Nearly half of all Africans did not have access to electricity in 2018, while around 80% of sub-Saharan African companies suffered frequent electricity disruptions. […]

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South Africans want more than the basics from their banks: BrandsEye
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South Africans want more than the basics from their banks: BrandsEye

High costs, poor service and a weakening economy are dragging South African perceptions of their banks into the red flag zone. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil […]

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Accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to renewables
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Accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to renewables

In the next two years, renewable energy technologies will – at the very least – be competitive on price with fossil fuels. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in […]

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Free-trade agreement drives increased deal value at Africa Investment Forum
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Free-trade agreement drives increased deal value at Africa Investment Forum

The African free-trade train will soon depart. Nigeria needs to decide if wants to be on board. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil revenue from new law […]

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Beer and Tunnel Vision: A very Nigerian story 
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Beer and Tunnel Vision: A very Nigerian story 

Nigeria’s import substitution policy for rice will fail – as it failed for beer in the 1980s – unless the government plays a proactive role Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain […]

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African oil ministers push back against green agenda
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African oil ministers push back against green agenda

African oil ministers push back against the idea they should adopt green policies while their economies are based on fossil fuels. Source Source link No related posts.

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Kenya lifts interest rate cap, Equity Bank to benefit the most
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Kenya lifts interest rate cap, Equity Bank to benefit the most

The lift of the rate cap in Kenya should benefit Equity Bank and others. But national finances remain in a tough pass. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in […]

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How the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago resonated across Africa
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How the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago resonated across Africa

The collapse of the Soviet Union echoed across Africa and beyond. “The end of the Cold War meant that Africa could assert itself.” – Selim Ahmed Selim Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes […]

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Kenya’s judiciary budget restored after outcry: “We are even unable to pay for Wi-Fi”
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Kenya’s judiciary budget restored after outcry: “We are even unable to pay for Wi-Fi”

Kenya’s chief justice David Maraga claims the judiciary is being “deliberately undermined”, as he locks horns with the Kenyatta administration. Source Source link Related posts: Cameroon: “We cannot establish a dialogue in a country at war” Nigeria hopes to gain extra $1.5bn in oil revenue […]

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