Threats to Sustained Economic Growth in Nigeria and Your Pocketbook–IMF’s View

Threats to Sustained Economic Growth in Nigeria and Your Pocketbook –IMF’s View Consistent policy implementation, forex market segmentation, banking systems fragilities have been identified by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as major threats to sustained economic growth which is being witnessed in Nigeria since the country came out of its worst economic recession in more…

East Africa’s Rising Reputation Among the World’s “Best” in International Arbitration

  East Africa’s Rising Reputation Among the World’s “Best” in International Arbitration Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United Statesare generally considered to be among the “best in the world”, Africa’s top international arbitrators can make a strong case for being included in those ranks. This is not an assessment based on continental pride or other…

Francophone Africa’s Leading Economies Outshine Peers in Political Risks

Francophone Africa’s Leading Economies Outshine Peers in Political Risks   Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal shoot up in country risk survey; South Africa dives in ECR data, as anglophone states languish. The latest Euromoney Country Risk survey shows Francophone west Africa’s biggest economies continue to improve in analysts’ views, while anglophone leaders including Kenya and South…

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line By FEMI FADUGBA “Honestly, I’m surprised this place even runs,” says the technical director of a multinational consumer goods company, with a large factory on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria, as he gestures at the flickering lights above his head. “Besides the high cost of…