Gambia Minister Mambury Njie talks on funding Africa’s development needs
04 April 2019 | 5:18 am
The 52nd Session of the Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of African Ministers, which is held in a global context marked by rising trade tensions and rising oil prices, is an opportunity for African financial leaders to discuss the several challenges faced, particularly in terms of job creation, economic growth and investment.
16 Jul 2020
Unfazed by attacks in the western Balochistan province, Islamabad has extended a $350 million (€306 million) worth copper-gold mine contract to a Chinese company. Separatists claim Beijing is exploiting their resources.
5 Aug 2020
Former wrestler and Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson teamed up with ex-wife Dany Garcia and investment company RedBird Capital Partners to buy the XFL for $15 million, hours before the bankrupt American football league was set to be auctioned.
5 Sep 2020
The bloc will dedicate €400 million for COVAX, a program to provide global access to an eventual COVID-19 vaccine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen confirmed the news, which was welcomed by the WHO.
20 Sep 2020
How West Africa’s investment banking space is coping with COVID-19
29 Nov 2020
From the rally at Nigeria’s equities market, to the mixed sentiments at the Fixed Income markets, Winston Osuchukwu, Co-Founder of Trans-Sahara Investment Corporation joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the investment climate in Nigeria.
24 Nov 2020
Dangote refinery targets research, technology to boost job creation
5 Dec 2020
The town of Ebbw Vale in south Wales has benefitted from hundreds of millions of euros in EU development money in the decades since its steelworks closed, but despite this it voted heavily in favour of Brexit. With the UK's Brexit transition period due to end on December 31, regions like this hope that British government funds will replace the European money. Since 2014, the UK has received 10.6 billion euros in EU Structural Funds.
11 Dec 2020
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3 Jan 2021
Leaders of EU and China have tentatively approved an investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities despite concerns about Beijing's record on human rights.
5 Jan 2021
Worries about wealth conservation and border closures in times of political unrest have set the trend for high-net-worth Nigerians to attain a second passport. With a second passport at hand, Nigerians can dramatically increase their personal and economic freedom. Industry trends show that having dual citizenship – or even multiple citizenships – is an essential step to internationalising life.
21 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
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The United States is "falling behind" China in their competition to lead the world in the field of renewable energy, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says during a speech in Annapolis, Maryland.
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A violent brawl broke out in Senegal's parliament on Thursday after a male opposition lawmaker slapped a female politician in the face, television pictures showed.
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The brawl occurred during a budget presentation. One female MP was stuck, sparking a melee between lawmakers.
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Thursday saw the giants of football fall at the World Cup in Qatar. First, Belgium were eliminated after a goalless draw with Croatia. Morocco's 2-1 victory over Canada saw them top Group F in stunning fashion. The Atlas Lions will face Spain in the next round after another shock result saw La Roja lose to Japan 1-2, meaning that the Samurais top the group.
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Fears of violence are surging ahead of Nigeria's 2023 general elections. Widespread insecurity as well as economic and environmental challenges represent a threat to the upcoming polls.
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A Tokyo court upheld a ban on same-sex marriage. However, it also deemed the lack of a legal system for same-sex couples "unconstitutional" and a human rights violation.