Frontier markets have seen an improvement in sentiment prompted by an end to China’s zero-Covid policy. But, Nigeria’s dual-currency regime ... and the access restrictions imposed on investors mean that Nigerian equities are missing out.
Niger's telecoms regulator has called on operators to lower their rates in the face of widespread grumbling over the introduction of floor prices. ... The situation is emblematic of the years of regulatory and fiscal inconsistency in this sector.
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Despite promises by Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube to stabilise the southern African country’s currency, it keeps plunging with the ... Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) auction results showing that the exchange rate stands at Z$732 against the US dollar, up from Z$705 last month.
In the last three years, the world saw the onslaught of Covid-19 followed by the conflict in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the African Continental Free ... Trade Area (AfCFTA) continued to chug along. Wamkele Mene, Secretary General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, defended the organisation at the World Economic Forum, where he benefited from British think tank Odi. We break it down.