Nigeria's labour unions are demanding a staggering 300 percent wage increase for their members citing the depreciating value of the naira against major currencies.
- Thursday, 05 May 2016 11:12
- Camillus Eboh
The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the first quarter plunged to $710.97 million, a 73.79 percent decline from the same quarter a year ago, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.
- Thursday, 05 May 2016 09:00
- Marine Pennetier
Higher gold production and a rebound in services and construction will help Liberia's economy grow by 2.5 percent in 2016 compared to an estimated 0.3 percent last year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
- Wednesday, 04 May 2016 16:22
- Dasmani Laary in Accra
Ghana's peasant farmers have reacted angrily to government's moves to introduce a new law promoting the production of genetically modified seeds and animal breeds without adequate consultations.
- Wednesday, 04 May 2016 16:04
- Crystal Orderson
The main findings released on World Press Freedom showed that a majority of African citizens supported the media's "watchdog" role, saw the media as effective in revealing government mistakes and corruption, and affirmed that journalists "rarely" or "never" abuse their freedom by publishing lies.