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World Bank cuts Nigeria’s growth projection to 1.9 percent

The World Bank has once more reduced its growth projection on Nigeria in 2018 to 1.9 per cent, down from the 2.1 per cent it had estimated for the country in April.

Two Equatorial Guinea ‘coup suspects’ arrested in Central Africa

Two men suspected of being involved in a failed coup in Equatorial Guinea have been arrested in Bangui, the Central African Republic government said Wednesday.

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea reopen border after four months

The Cameroon-Equatorial Guinea border has been officially re-opened, four months after it was closed following a foiled coup d’etat in the latter last December.

Dangote’s $300 million cement plant commissioned in Congo Brazzaville

Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement, has commissioned its $300 million plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville.

Equatorial Guinea shuts border over visa-free movement

Equatorial Guinea has shut its border with Cameroon three weeks after the visa-free movement of citizens of the six countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) bloc became effective.

Six Central African countries seal deal on free movement

Six countries in central and western Africa have breathed life into long-running plans to allow visa-free movement of people among their nations.

Congolese govt destroys thousands of passports

The Congolese government on Thursday destroyed thousands of decommissioned passports, too old to meet current standards.

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Travel agency reduces local flight fare over election postponement

A travel agency, Travelstart Nigeria, Tuesday announced a discount of 25% on all local flights booked on its platform from 19-21 February 2019.

China central bank announces bill swaps to support banks’ perpetual issuance

PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.