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A Major Shift In the Global Economy

In the run-up to the American presidential election of 2008, significant sections of the U.S. population took the decision to back Obama in the...

What if Africa Was a Company – An Economic Analysis

There's been a lot of talk these past few months about Africa Rising, for whom and what for. But it's kind of difficult for...

At What Rate Is Ethiopia Growing? The IMF Vs. Ethiopia

" If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion." -George Bernard Shaw Ethiopia is clearly booming, not only the...

Nigeria: Foreign Reserve Hits U.S.$42 Billion

Nigeria's foreign external reserves last week hit $42 billion as international rating agency, Fitch put the country's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default...

Nigeria Attracted $42.6bn Investments In 9 Months

Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed  that Nigeria’s economy attracted investments worth 6.8 trillion naira ($42.6 billion) in nine months, with Gross Domestic Product...

Nigeria: The World’s Next Economic Giant

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. Peter Drucker Peter Drucker the management expert in...

Nigeria: Where Is the New Economy?

In 40 years, Nigeria's population will be approaching 400 million - if you believe the population figures. Before then (29 - 40 years), Nigeria's...

African Economies Holding Firm Amids European Crisis

As the eurozone crisis rumbles on, African economies are taking a beating through reduced trade and aid. But overall, growth and investment trends are...

Africa’s Seven Fastest Growing Economies

Only whisper it, but economic boom is coming to Africa. Yet this boom is not just coming from the continent’s natural resources, though they...

Zambia Targets Increased Copper Production

Zambia is set to produce 1.5 million tonnes of copper per annum and become the world's fifth top copper producer by 2015 due to...

Nigeria Set to Overtake South Africa as Africa’s Economic Giant

With Nigeria's GDP set for re-basing this year, South Africa's economic dominance is under pressure Notwithstanding its role as political mediator, agenda-setter and Africa's (somewhat...

South Africa’s GDP Slows, But Manufacturing Resilient

South Africa's economy grew at a slower rate in the first quarter of 2012, but not as slowly as analysts had forecast, with mining...

Africa’s Growing Economy Procrastinate and Miss the Boat

Africa has become one of the fastest growing regions globally and is positioned as a global investment destination of choice. But despite investors dashing to...

Sudan Feeling the Economic Pinch

Hamed, 19, has a captive market for his goods, but only for frenetic 90-second bursts: once the traffic lights change on Khartoum's Nile Avenue,...

‘Lagos, Ibadan, Among Africa’s Top Cities to Watch’

As attention shifts to emerging markets as investment destinations, following the economic downturn in the West, a new report has listed two Nigerian cities...

Nigeria Economic Growth Remains Strong – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria's economic growth remains strong. It said this in a statement posted on its website after the Executive Board...