Most Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation, writes the BBC’s Shingai Nyoka from the capital, Harare. Two women with large trolleys…… Read more “Zimbabwe’s scaled-back Christmas celebrations”
Uber is ceding control of the Russian market by agreeing to merge its ride-hailing business in the country with Yandex, the Russian search-engine leader that also runs a popular taxi-booking app.
“Owe ni Ifa npa, Omoran ni imo” Ifa’s revelation is always in parables; only the wise can understand their meanings.
On April 9, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, lied to worried and inquisitive Nigerians that the president was yet…… Read more “Buhari, NASS and unlawful use of $469m ECA funds”
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun The meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) for the month of April was Wednesday postponed, the second time in…… Read more “Again, FAAC Meeting Postponed over Shortfall in NNPC Remittances”
Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele Over ‘unauthorised $462m’ For Helicopter The senate has summoned Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, and Godwin Emiefele, governor of the Central…… Read more “Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele Over ‘unauthorised $462m’ For Helicopter”
We Pay N1.5billion To Poorest Nigerians Monthly – VP Osinbajo Says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration is paying N5,000 monthly to over 300,000 of the…… Read more “We Pay N1.5billion To Poorest Nigerians Monthly – VP Osinbajo Says”
Can Africa be the big Brexit winner? Starting at next week’s Commonwealth summit, smart moves from both sides could benefit the UK and Africa. BY RONAK GOPALDAS…… Read more “Can Africa be the big Brexit winner?”
Britain Aims to Close Gender Pay Gap With Transparency and Shame – By LIZ ALDERMAN The gender pay gaps detailed by British companies in recent months surprised…… Read more “Britain Aims to Close Gender Pay Gap With Transparency and Shame”
The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) has signed a $200 million Soft Commodity Finance Facility agreement with the Export Trading Group. According to a statement from the bank…… Read more “AfDB sets $200m to aid farmers 600,000 African farmers”
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says prepaid meters will soon flood the market with the licensing of 87 meter asset providers (MAPs). What the power sector regulator…… Read more “Nigerians to pay more for electricity as NERC approves ‘service charge’”
Nigeria’s oil production dropped by more than 82,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 2.022 million b/d in March 2018 — compared to the output in the preceding…… Read more “Nigeria’s oil production Dips again; Lowest Production recorded in six months”
“In March 2018, all items inflation on a year on year basis was highest in Bauchi (16.38%), Kebbi (16.36%) and Nasarawa (16.33%), while Kwara (10.30%), Kogi (10.87%) and Delta (11.17%) recorded the slowest rise in headline year on year inflation.