Ghana commends 8 countries set to use 'ECO' currency from 2020

Ghana commends 8 countries set to use 'ECO' currency from 2020

The government has commended the decision by eight West African Countries which have committed to use a common currency, the ECO, from the year 2020. ...

Market faith in US-China trade deal is misplaced

Market faith in US-China trade deal is misplaced

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Dangote Cement: Makoju Retires after 45 Years in Industry

Dangote Cement: Makoju Retires after 45 Years in Industry

LAGOS, Nigeria, December 28, 2019/APO Group/ -- The Group Managing Director/CEO of Dangote Cement Plc (Dangote.com), Engr. Joseph Makoju mni will reti...

New Year Honours: Former Ofcom head Sharon White becomes dame

New Year Honours: Former Ofcom head Sharon White becomes dame

Sharon White, the former head of the UK telecoms regulator Ofcom, has been recognised on the New Year Honours list. Ms White was chief executive of O...

Egypt’s agriculture exports exceeds 5M tons: Gov.

Egypt’s agriculture exports exceeds 5M tons: Gov.

CAIRO – 20 December 2019: Egypt’s agriculture exports hiked to exceed five million tons during the period from January 1, 2019 to December 18, acc...

Spotlight: China, Africa join hands to set fine example of mutually beneficial cooperation

Spotlight: China, Africa join hands to set fine example of mutually beneficial cooperation

DAKAR, Senegal, December 23, 2019/APO Group/ -- China stands ready to work with Africa to set a fine example of mutually beneficial cooperation betwe...

Europe's money-laundering crackdown is expanding beyond banks

Europe's money-laundering crackdown is expanding beyond banks

[TALLINN] A new front is opening up in Europe's battle with money laundering. After dirty-cash scandals involving hundreds of billions of euros rocke...

Scottish agriculture charity RSABI gets £200,000 boost

Scottish agriculture charity RSABI gets £200,000 boost

A charity which provides practical and emotional support to people living in rural Scotland has been given a £200,000 grant. The Scottish government...

Economic growth slows further in 3rd qtr

Economic growth slows further in 3rd qtr

Ghana’s economic growth has slowed down in the third quarter of 2019 to 5.6 percent, its slowest growth since the 5.4 percent recorded during the se...

ECOWAS leadership urges speedy resolution of Nigeria-Benin border closure

ECOWAS leadership urges speedy resolution of Nigeria-Benin border closure

The leadership of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), has urged the committee established to resolve the issues that led to the sub...