The Nigerian government has proposed to borrow over 11 trillion naira to finance the proposed 2023 budget deficit. What options are available to the government? Theo Emuwa, a Partner at Aelex, joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.
Poland's spending plans for billions of euros in pandemic recovery funding has been cleared by the EU's executive. But Warsaw must still make changes to ensure judicial independence before any payments can be made.
Six months after the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the health system is collapsing. Amid the deteriorating humanitarian situation, a raging measles outbreak has already killed more than 150 people and infected tens of thousands more in January alone. Measles is not the only sanitary threat facing young children in the country.
21 Oct 2021
Sendbox, a Nigeria-based e-commerce platform, has secured $1.8 million from a seed round led by 4Dx Ventures, Enza Capital, FJLabs, and Golden Palm Investments, bringing its total investment to $2 million.
22 Sep 2021
China's announcement that it will stop funding coal projects overseas is important says Li Shuo, a climate policy adviser with Greenpeace China, because Beijing is saying "as one of the biggest overseas public financier, we are not going to put more money into coal."
13 May 2021
The federal government says it will prosecute 400 Nigerians for allegedly funding terrorism
26 Nov 2020
Three-month-old Yemeni twins, Al-Hasan and Al-Hussein, suffer from acute malnutrition, weighing only two kilogrammes. Divorced, unemployed and without any income, their mother Fullah Mohammed struggles to feed them along with her other seven children. The malnourished twins are being treated at the Yemen Swedish Hospital which receives more than 20 acute malnutrition cases daily from the Taez province. Doctors in the hospital say that they get support from International organisations but if funds fall short, the hospital might have to shut its doors to hundreds of malnourished children in Taez. War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday.
40 Nigerian health workers test positive for coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine trial on humans begins in UK
23 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
14 Apr 2020
Multinational Joint Task Force has not received funding in the last months.
19 Feb 2020
With Dawn of Thunder set for release in 2020, Nigeria could get its first animated feature highlighting the growth in the country's animation industry. Funding and manpower are major challenges but animation studios continue to produce animated projects despite different disappointments.