Drug trafficking and the black market are, to a large extent, a direct consequence of the international drug control system and the national laws that are derived therefrom.
- Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:48
- Chijioke Ohuocha, additional reporting by Oludare Mayowa
Nigeria's central bank has suspended nine banks from the interbank currency market for failing to remit money owed to the government, according to banking sources.
- Tuesday, 23 August 2016 14:28
- Mark Anderson
Several key figures in Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgent group were killed in an air strike, the Nigerian Air Force announced on Tuesday, adding the Islamist’s leader Abubakar Shekau may have been among the dead.
- Tuesday, 23 August 2016 09:24
- Kwasi Kpodo
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is evaluating Ghana's fiscal outlook for the rest of 2016 and will consider the third review of the country's $918 million assistance programme next month subject to the outcome, the Washington-based lender said on Monday.
- Monday, 22 August 2016 12:48
- Felix Onuah and Ulf Laessing
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers for one year allowing him to take "emergency" decisions to revive the flagging economy, a government source said on Monday.
- Monday, 22 August 2016 11:12
- Dasmani Laary in Accra
Ghana has decided to convert one of its forest reserves – Achimota Forest – into a world-class recreational facility and a major tourism destination hub in West Africa at a cost of $1.2 billion.