• Jonathan sees as the culprit behind alleged fraud at state-owned oil company.Africa,Central Bank Governor,corrupt oil sector,Economy of Nigeria,Goodluck Jonathan,Lamido Sanusi,Nigerian naira,Nigeria’s central bank,Sarah Alade,Alex Erquicia

    Jonathan sees as the culprit behind alleged fraud at state-owned oil company.
  • More than half of Sub-Saharan Africa's population is currently under the age of 25 and as many as 11 million young Africans are expected to join the labor market every year for the next decade. Africa,Labor economics,Sub-Saharan Africa,Underemployment,Unemployment,United Nations,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Feb 03, 2014, 5:37 PM EST
  • Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan wants the governor of the central bank of Nigeria out while he tries to extend his stay as long as possible. Africa,Economy of Nigeria,Goodluck Jonathan,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,Nigeria’s central bank,oil scandal,Olusegun Obasanjo,Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Jan 10, 2014, 5:26 PM EST
  • From January 10-14 Abe will travel to Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Ethiopia where he is expected to seal several commercial and energy deals.Africa,Asia-Pacific,China,Ethiopia,Ivory Coast,Japan,Mozambique,Shinzo Abe,Sub-Saharan Africa,Tokyo,Tokyo International Conference on African Development,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Jan 09, 2014, 5:33 PM EST
  • Mining accounts for more than two and a half times the share of sub-Saharan Africa's economy than manufacturing; if the continent is to sustain its growth it will need its own industrialization process.Africa,Africa's industrial revolution,African economic conference,African Union,Commodities,communications technology,Economic growth,Environmental Issue,Industrialisation,UN Economic Commission for Africa,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Oct 31, 2013, 10:34 AM EDT
  • Africa poverty_ Africa growth

    The World Bank's latest economic forecast sees growth in sub-Saharan Africa accelerating, yet grwoth is not bringing down the continent's poverty rates as it should do.Africa,African Development Bank Group,Development,Extreme poverty,Millennium Development Goals,Sub-Saharan Africa,United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization,World Bank,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Oct 07, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT
  • Asia's largest developing economies compete with each other for trade and investment in Africa.Africa,Asia-Pacific,Brazil,China,India,Li Keqiang,Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma,Trade and invesment,World Trade Organization,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Oct 02, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
  • The government has struggled for a long time to privatize its state-owned electricity company in the hope that doing so would break open this bottleneck to development.Africa,Electric power,electricity sector,energy system,Goodluck Jonathan,Nigeria,Power Holding Company of Nigeria,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Sep 30, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT