Nigeria MPC meeting expectations
Members of Nigeria's monetary policy committee will begin a 2-day meeting next Monday to review key macroeconomic indicators notably, inflation, GDP growth and the exchange rate.
Nigerian economy contracts at slower rate in first quarter
Nigeria's first quarter GDP rate contracted at a slower rate, falling 0.52 percent compared to 1.73 percent in the same period in 2016.
Addressing Nigeria's skill gap
For Nigeria to achieve its target of 7 per cent growth in GDP by 2020, human capital development cannot be over-emphasised. Jimi Tewe, CEO of Inspiro Consulting joins CNBC Africa to discuss how best the country can address its skills gap.
China trims GDP target citing 'grave challenges'
China's premier warns that the world's second-largest economy faces "grave challenges", signalling a further deceleration as he announced a trimmed 2017 GDP growth target of "around 6.5 percent".
Nigeria predicted to recover from recession in 2017
Economists are forecasting a drop in Nigeria's December 2016 inflation rate figure, and also expect Nigeria to recover from its recession in 2017.
The key takeaways from Saudi Arabia's historic budget
Monica Malik, chief economist at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, discusses the key takeaways from Saudi Arabia's historic budget with Bloomberg's Yousef Gamal El-Din and Angie Lau
Will China's Yuan weaken further?
Tony Boyadjian, senior vice president of foreign exchange at Compass Global Markets, discusses the weakening Chinese yuan, China's GDP and his outlook for the Australian dollar.
Growing Nigeria's creative economy
Despite a contraction in Nigeria's second quarter GDP, activity in the arts, entertainment and recreation sector contributed 0.26 per cent a rise from the 0.24 per cent, in the second quarter of 2015.