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Economics Outlook for 2017 Sub-Saharan Africa

Should investors keep giving the Buhari administration the benefit of the doubt?

Despite Nigeria’s recession investors keep buying Nigerian bonds. But will the Buhari administration deliver on economic reform?

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria’s economy is crumbling under the burden of corruption and low oil prices

Low oil prices and rampant corruption severely affect Nigeria’s economy and threaten to disturb a fragile balance between the country’s ethnic and religious communities.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria’s new cabinet faced with a difficult task

Nigeria awaits the third-quarter growth statistics set to be released later this month. However, irrespective of the figures, the new economic team is confronted with the hard task of fixing

Security Sub-Saharan Africa

Keeping Islamic State out of Ghana

Ghana is ‘surrounded’ by other West African countries where the Islamic State group has a presence: Nigeria, Niger, and Chad. Following the news of the recruitment of Ghanaian youths by

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Terrorism and oil price plague Nigeria ahead of election

Attacks from Boko Haram and dwindling revenue from oil are creating problems for Nigeria, and poor leadership is only making matters worse. However, Nigeria may have the chance for a