The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation, opens its annual meeting on Monday 18 May against the backdrop ... of worsening geopolitical clashes over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Enforced lockdowns across the world to stop the spread of COVID-19 has led to the slowing down and even halt of several economies, wreaking havoc ... on the global economy. According to the IMF, the world is now in a recession. How will Nigeria fare in the midst of all of this?
It is too soon to assess the full economic impacts that COVID-19 lockdowns will have on developing countries. But early research indicates that ... many African economies are significantly impacted and that poorer households are struggling.
Accused of misappropriation of public funds, Vital Kamerhe’s trial is expected to begin on Monday 11 May at the District Court of Kinshasa-La ... Gombe. Félix Tshisekedi’s chief of staff has surrounded himself with influential lawyers to meet the occasion.
The last couple months can only be characterized as unprecedented, as many countries and markets went from indifference of the pandemic to visible ... panic. In many emerging markets, the flight of capital coupled with slowed investments has further complicated fragile situations. Yet these unexpected and difficult times still present opportunity for investment.
Shocked at the beginning of the year by the "Luanda Leaks", the businesswoman and eldest daughter of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos ... Santos is accusing the Angolan justice system of relying on false documents to freeze her assets in Angola and Portugal.
An exclusive five-part series that looks into the campaign to retrieve Angola's stolen money at a time when the country's economy is suffering ... from a massive restructuring programme, record low oil prices and the impact of COVID-19.
Despite Nigeria's federal government and its task force against COVID-19 putting measures in place against the spread of the coronavirus, certain ... state governments have taken matters into their own hands to the benefit or detriment of their local population.