Friday, March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Deputy President Osibanjo Headlines ECA’s Annual Adedeji Lecture

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Oluyemi Osibanjo, will be guest speaker at the Economic Commission for Africa's annual Adebayo Adedeji Lecture Series during the ECA's second African Development Week that begins in Dakar, Senegal, this...

Nigeria: Competition Bill will Stimulate Growth – Speaker Dogara

The Competition bill recently passed by the House of Representatives last week will spur innovation and drive economic growth, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said. According to the Speaker,...

‎Angola: Variation in Wholesale Price Index Reaches 1.24%

The Wholesale Price Index (IPG) has registered a monthly variation of 1.24 per cent in the period from January to February 2017, thus representing about 0.04 percentage points higher than the previous period, according to...

President Zuma Extols Government, Labour and Business Synergy

President Jacob Zuma has extolled the synergy between the government, organised labour and businesses in the country for achieving remarkable results at reigniting economic growth. The President said this in the National Assembly when he...

Angola: Variation in Wholesale Price Index Reaches 1.24%

The National Statistics Institute (INE) has said the Wholesale Price Index (IPG) has registered a monthly variation of 1.24percent  in the period from January to February 2017, thus representing about 0.04 percentage points higher...

Recession: World Bank Forecasts Recovery for Nigeria

The World Bank Group says Nigeria will soon recover from economic recession. Mrs Eme Essien-Lore, Country Manager in Nigeria, International Finance Corporation, a member of the group, made the observation in an interview with journalsits...

Fortune 500 Companies Escalate Footprints in Middle East Africa Region – Infomineo Report

Majority of global Fortune 500 countries are showing more interest in extending their presence to the Middle East Africa (MEA) region according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company...

Sage Rewards Top-Performing Business Partners in Africa

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems has recognised and rewarded its partners in Africa for outstanding performance and qualitative services to customers. The Sage Business Partner...
Women Innovators

World Economic Forum Announces 12 Young Global Leaders from Africa

Twelve women and men from Africa are part of a cohort of 100 of the world’s most up-and-coming artists, business leaders, social entrepreneurs, tech pioneers, thinkers and policy-makers – all aged under 40 –...

ECA to Launch 2nd Generation Country Profiles

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will launch the second generation of its ECA Country Profiles on Saturday 25 March on the margins of the African Development Week (Dakar, 23 - 28 March 2017). Twenty...