Rising gas demand in the EU countries, which have been imposing sanctions on their main provider, Russia, on the back of the Ukraine war, has ... prompted Egypt on the other side of the Mediterranean to boost its LNG exports. Yet, its high domestic consumption and possibly insufficient infrastructure remain stumbling blocks.
“Did you borrow from them?” a friend asked from the other end of the line. Alarmed and confused, Yinka checked his social media apps, which were also sending numerous notifications to his phone.
Cashbus, a loan app “had sent several defamatory messages to every (phone) contact on my mobile phone. They said I was a criminal and that the populace should avoid me,” Yinka tells The Africa Report.
In 2020, following the outbreak of Covid-19, the Nigerian government declared a lockdown of major economic states worst hit by the virus, strangling a number of small business owners.