Weekly Brief 16/06

Cameroon Attacks Suspected Boko Haram fighters in northern Cameroon killed dozens of people over the weekend, including soldiers and civilians – at least 37 have been confirmed dead.  Military positions on Darak, an island near Lake Chad in Cameroon’s…

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Weekly Brief 7/06

Africa is home to some of the world’s most polluted cities According to the World Health Organization, four of the world’s worst-ranked cities for air quality are in Nigeria.  Soot particles often dominate the air in…

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Weekly Brief w/c 2/06

Ghana Predicted Fastest Growing Economy in 2019 The IMF predicts Ghana to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2019 estimating that GDP will rise 8.8% this year. This is double the pace of emerging…

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Weekly Brief 26/05

Nigerian Economy Missing the Mark After Nigeria’s 2016 economic recession the Nigerian government launched its “Economic Recovery and Growth Plan” (ERGP) Latest data from Nigeria’s statistics bureau (NBS) shows the plan is well off-course: the…

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Weekly Brief w/c 19.05

JUMIA’s Woes Last month ‘Africa’s’ first unicorn went public and listed on the NYSE Since their IPO, its been a host of controversy for Jumia the e-commerce company. Its African identity has been debated as many…

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