14 Sep 2021
New regulation requirements by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) could make it difficult for some fintech companies to operate. In a draft policy document, CBN recognized products by fintech companies are “gaining acceptance” but argued their emergence would heighten existing risks in the financial system.
9 Jun 2021
Nigerian bakers say prices of their products will soon be increased by 30 per cent following the rise in the prices of flour.
14 Jan 2021
Lupiya, a Zambia-based fintech startup, is a marketplace for microloans. Evelyn Kaingu speaks with Guardian TV about Lupiya's products and financial inclusion in Zambia.
31 Dec 2020
The new tariffs apply to European products including wine and aircraft manufacturing parts. The move comes as part of an ongoing dispute between the US and EU over civil aviation subsidies.
14 Dec 2020
Since winning the 2009 Emerging Designer of the Year Award at the inaugural Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa, Christie Brown has grown to be one of the top African fashion brands to reckon with. From winning that award, the label has catered to international celebrities like Beyonce and public figures alike whilst showcasing unique and eccentric designs. Behind the rising African label is Aisha Ayensu, the founder and Creative Director of Christie Brown credits the success of the fashion house to her embrace of the modern African woman. As Christie Brown continues to catch the eye of various women around the globe, it’s clear the label founder has her sight set on something bigger.
Police debunk falsehood of Enugu River turning into blood, NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, food items
3 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
26 Feb 2020
Guardian TV takes a look at inside one of Nigeria's biggest leather market, Mushin. The market which started with about five people on Wey street today has expanded and grow to become an all commerce market where over 300 shops sell different leather materials.
11 Nov 2019
The Berlin Senate wants to make secondhand clothing and products the norm, rather than seen as items only for people in need. To do this, it plans on opening several secondhand department stores.
22 Sep 2019
Abiola Ogunrinde produces soap from natural local products such as shea butter and aloe vera. The soap is not just popular in Nigeria, but internationally, and has given work to over 300 people.
16 Sep 2019
A study by the German Environment Ministry has found almost all children tested have traces of plastic by-products in their bodies. Some of the chemicals found could affect health and development.
18 Aug 2019
The US has announced a delay imposing tariffs on certain Chinese products that had been earmarked for the measure from next month. China has said the tariffs were "not a constructive way" to resolve the trade conflict.
17 Aug 2019
Nigeria already has import bans in place for some everyday products and 70% tariffs on others. Now President Buhari has directed the central bank to stop providing funding to food importers.