IMF revises downwards global growth projections

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised slightly downward its global growth projections, expecting a 3.3-percent expansion in 2020, but said that risk factors are less tilted toward the downside.

Political protests in numerous countries, …


UK-Africa Investment Summit opens in London

The UK-Africa Summit has opened in London.

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, amongst other African leaders, is in attendance.

The Summit, which brings together leaders of 21 African countries, will amongst other issues, be looking at …


Four die in Nigeria oil pipeline fire

Four people were killed and several shops and vehicles burnt after thieves breached a fuel pipeline in Lagos, Nigeria”s commercial hub, causing an explosion, emergency services said Monday.

The incident, which happened on Sunday evening …