Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said in his first state of the nation address that the West African nation's economy was in a "bad way".
- Tuesday, 21 February 2017 17:34
- Friday, 17 February 2017 17:21
Armed with lamps and bags, young men in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria are hunting grasshoppers. Catching the jumpy insects takes patience and skill.
- Thursday, 16 February 2017 10:07
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may consider extending its three-year aid deal with Ghana if the new government requests an extension, the Washington-based lender said on Wednesday.
- Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:45
Residents in Port Harcourt, a harbour in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region, staged protests to complain about heavy air pollution blamed on an Asphalt factory.
- Friday, 10 February 2017 12:54
Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1bn from the World Bank to help haul it out of recession and plans to present the required economic reform proposals to the lender this month, officials and diplomats told Reuters.
- Thursday, 09 February 2017 17:08
Nigeria's Arik Air is in receivership due to its inability to pay workers and creditors, prompting the government to take control of the country's biggest airline, state-owned "bad bank" AMCON said on Thursday.