31 Dec 2020
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.
27 Dec 2020
Next-generation fighter jets and new missile systems are high on the agenda as Japan seeks to counter potential threats from China and North Korea.
19 Dec 2020
Leaders have agreed to pass the new budget and coronavirus recovery fund, including holdouts Hungary and Poland. The two countries had blocked the passage over wording that tied the funds to upholding the rule of law.
3 Dec 2020
Governor Abiodun presents N339 Billion budget of recovery
14 Jul 2020
What Ahmed Lawan said as Buhari signs revised N10.8trn budget
23 Mar 2020
Governments across the globe are pouring increasing stimulus packages into their economies to minimise the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors and Femi Oladehin, Investment Banking Partner at Argentil Capital Partners both join CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria’s defence tactics against this pandemic.
27 Feb 2020
South Africa's budget announcement includes a pledge to spend billions on ailing state electricity company Eskom. A funeral for Egypt's former leader Hisni Mubarak focuses on his military past rather than his political legacy. And finally refugees who have been living in Kenya's Kakuma camp return home to eastern Ethiopia motivated in part by recent political and economic reforms in their country.
23 Dec 2019
Japan approves another record budget for the next fiscal year
16 Dec 2019
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Budget of 395 billion naira into law. It’s 5 billion naira more than the 2019 budget, with the recurrent expenditure of 172 billion naira and capital spending of 233 billion. Part of the state government’s plan is the setting up of nine technical schools and the completion of storm drainage projects and roads.
9 Dec 2019
Nigeria’s Senate has passed the record N10.59 trillion 2020 budget. The budget passed by Nigeria's parliament assumes a deficit of 1.52 per cent of the estimated Gross domestic product (GDP) – representing about N2.18 trillion to be financed through foreign and domestic borrowing. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors joins CNBC Africa to unpack the budget.
5 Dec 2019
Christmas maybe a couple of weeks away, but it’s never too early to prepare for one of the busiest periods of the year. Here is a list of things to do to get ready for Christmas.