President Buhari seeks emergency powers to tackle economy
According to Nigerian government sources, President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking emergency powers from the National Assembly to push a bill aimed at rescuing the country's economy.
Sterling's decline a short-term boost, says French
The U.K. economy has shown some post-Brexit strength. All it needs now is stamina. Focus is on whether the economy can sustain the initial robust readings that came last week.
Florida confirms new Zika transmissions in Miami Beach
Florida Governor Rick Scott says officials have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach, the second area in Miami-Dade County where the Zika virus is spreading.
Cocoa farming pulls Nigerians out of poverty
Cocoa farming is not the easiest way to make a living in Nigeria, but more and more small farms are popping up. The drop in the price of oil has led to greater investment in the business of cocoa, which once thrived in Nigeria.
Trump wants to 'repackage trickle-down economics' - Clinton
Hillary Clinton attacks major speech by Republican rival Donald Trump on the economy, saying he wants to 'repackage trickle-down economics', giving the wealthy tax breaks and loosening regulations on Wall Street.
Mugabe denounces #ThisFlag pastor Evan Mawarire
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has used a funeral speech to denounce Evan Mawarire, a pastor behind the #ThisFlag social media campaign that denounces the government's handling of the economy.