Lobbyists, consultants and advisers, these top 10 UK and US firms all have a finger in the African pie.
- Friday, 28 November 2014 07:10
- Patrick Smith and
In November, a small army of earnest-looking Americans and Britons clutching an array of mobile phones and tablets will invade Abuja, Nigeria's capital. They are the rockstars of political spin, and they will earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for their services over the next few months.
- Thursday, 27 November 2014 05:18
- Abraham Terngu in Abuja
Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment.
- Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:16
- Konye Obaji Ori
A top United Nations (UN) envoy has urged The Gambia to stop State sponsored attacks against homosexuals after members of the presidential guard reportedly tortured suspected gays in a bid to extract confessions.
- Wednesday, 26 November 2014 05:54
- Duncan Miriri in Diani, Kenya
The Nigerian Stock Exchange plans to start allowing trading by 2016 of derivatives such as futures and options in interest rates, currencies and equity indexes, its chief executive said.
- Wednesday, 26 November 2014 05:06
- Julia Payne and Camillus Eboh in Abuja
Nigeria's central bank devalued the naira by 8 percent and raised interest rates sharply on Tuesday, as it sought to stem losses to its foreign reserves from defending the currency against weaker oil prices.