Developing economies are bounding ahead amid mounting social discontent. Istanbul, as it turns out, is a good place to discuss politics in Africa.
- Friday, 25 July 2014 14:27
- Dasmani Laary and Billie McTernan in Accra
Accra, Ghana's was brought to a virtual standstill on Thursday, as workers from both the private and public sectors heeded calls by unions to stage a nationwide strike in protest to what they describe as worsening economic conditions.
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:10
- Konye Obaji Ori
Leading West African countries have agreed to set up a joint military force to confront the growing regional threat posed by Islamist militants that particularly Nigeria's Boko Haram.
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:02
- Dasmani Laary
Airtel Ghana is investing GH₵ 200 million (approx. $59 million) in a network services expansion drive with an emphasis on revamping data services.
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:43
- Carolyn Cohn and Angeline Ong in London
Nigeria's central bank needs to increase its foreign exchange reserves before conditions would be suitable for a rate cut, and a cut is unlikely before presidential elections next year, one of the bank's deputy governors said on Wednesday.