Kenya: Drought Gives Rise to Green ProjectsAllAfrica.comProlonged drought attributed to climate change is increasingly posing a challenge to the Kenyan economy, driving the State and various industries and sectors to look for remedies. The finance sector has not been left behind, with banks being challenged ...and more »
NewsweekWhy is Nigeria One Country and Who Wants to Divide It?NewsweekThe West African country has the biggest population and second-largest economy on the continent. It is also one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Africa. The faultlines between ethnic groups have recently come to the fore. Nigeria's acting ...and more »
The StandardEthiopia may have grown but Kenyans are better offThe StandardAs the world woke up to news that Ethiopia had overtaken Kenya to become Eastern Africa's largest economy, a number of conflicting developments were also taking place in Addis Ababa. An article carried by the Weekend Business on June 11, 2017 ...
BloombergNigeria Rolls Out $2 Billion Brazil-Like Social-Welfare PlanBloombergNigeria is rolling out its first national social-welfare program modeled partly on Brazil's Bolsa Familia in a bid to boost a weak economy and curb poverty by giving cash to its poorest citizens and ensuring their children go to school. The government ...and more »
U.S. News & World ReportWarren to Fed: Do Something About Wells FargoU.S. News & World ReportThe Democratic lawmaker on Monday called on the Fed to remove a dozen Wells Fargo executives from their positions. By Andrew Soergel, Economy Reporter | June 19, 2017, at 4:27 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Warren to Fed: ...Warren Keeps Pressure on Wells -- WSJFo
VanguardNigeria can be net exporter of oil palm — SolidaridadVanguardAS the country continues to grapple with economic recession, an international agricultural development organisation, Solidaridad West Africa, said oil palm development can diversify the economy to generate foreign exchange. The Regional Director ...and more »
CNBCHow the SBA's Linda McMahon intends to grow small businesses in the face of budget cutsCNBCThere is nearly a 1 in 2 chance it is a small business, with almost 58 million Americans being employed by one. In fact, small businesses currently make up 99 percent of all American business, and are so important to the economy that there is a federal ...and more »
News GhanaIt is our top priority to make Ghana Africa's business hub – MinisterNews GhanaThe Minister of Business Development, Honourable Ibrahim Awal has today reiterated government's commitment in making Ghana a business hub through a number of strategies that will also improve the country's economy. He stated that government has ...and more »
My Voice: Tax reform for small businessSioux Falls Argus LeaderSmall businesses, many of which are family owned, are the lifeblood of the American economy. Accounting for more than half of the jobs and sales in the United States, protecting the well-being of small businesses is in the best interest of all Americans.
africanewsWhat propelled Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as East Africa's economic giant [Business Africa]africanewsThe World Bank further predicts that Ethiopia's economy will be the most expansive on the continent in 2017. Burundi rice boom. Rice is a staple food in several countries around the world, but extreme weather condition such as droughts and floods have ...and more »