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About US$2 billion has been set aside to support the Great Green Wall project in the Sahel and West Africa, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has been rocked by a US$3million bribery scandal, with some embittered lawmakers on Wednesday distancing themselves the Chairman of the fuel subsidy probe committee.
The World Bank is warning developing countries to prepare for ‘’tougher times’’ and a long period of volatility in the global economy, while re-emphasizing medium-term development.
The government of Ivory Coast has set up a finance committee not only to facilitate the settlement of domestic debt, but also to pursue dialogue between suppliers/service providers and the country’s Treasury.
Ghana's currency, the cedi is depreciating against major foreign currencies, and this is affecting prices and the sale of goods and services in the country
By William Selmah/WADR Correspondent
A program marking the official presentation of a book on ‘Strategies and Techniques of Prosecuting Economic and Financial Crimes’ has taken place in Abuja, Nigeria, with a call for concerted effort to combat economic and financial crimes.
The World Bank has announced that it will provide 85 million US dollars to help Senegal solve its energy problem.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning that a locust invasion, previously controlled by the late Gaddafi government and Algeria, is threatening croplands in Niger and Mali.
The World Bank has approved a US$90 million grant to finance the Abidjan-Lagos Trade and Transport Facilitation Project.
By Martins Martins/WADR Correspondent
A Nigerian academic based in the United States has taken the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to Court over an alleged “plagiarism”.