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French economic growth slumped in 2018 as consumer spending tapered off toward the end of the year, the victim of violent anti-government protests that kept many shoppers at home ahead of the holidays, statistics office INSEE said Wednesday.
The lack of women in finance is unfair to women and bad for banks, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.
Tunisian civil servants staged the biggest general strike in five years on Thursday after their powerful trade union failed to secure wage hikes in tense negotiations with the government.
President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import expo amid foreign accusations that he has backtracked on promises to play fair on trade.
Saudi Arabia has brushed off an outcry over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and went ahead with an investment conference boycotted by Western political figures, leading international bankers and A-list executives.
Saudi Arabia will host a key investment summit tomorrow, overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw.
Turkey's pro-government media published new claims on Monday linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal the "naked truth" about the case.
Godwin Emefiele, governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers.
Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank yesterday, by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Nigeria to tighten its monetary policy and strengthen non-oil revenue mobilisation efforts for a stronger economy.
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has once again urged the federal government to embark on structural reforms of Nigeria’s economy in order to move the nation forward.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, Thursday advised the federal government to fix the country’s ailing refineries so as to enhance local production of petroleum products and enhance economic activities in the country.
Ethiopia’s latest industrial park is located in the Oromia region – the largest and most populous, and home region of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday and praised “the historic reform efforts” undertaken by Abiy since assuming power in April, the White House said in a statement.
An American Airlines plane with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde on board made an emergency landing in the Argentine airport on Sunday due to malfunction, local media reported.
The US economy is “especially vulnerable” to damage from the burgeoning global trade war, which could shave hundreds of billions of dollars off global GDP, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp insisted Liverpool's trip to rivals Manchester United would not be decisive in the Premier League title race.
Two policemen, on Wednesday night, were killed in Botem community of Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State by a group of gunmen suspected to be cult members.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja described as false and wicked allegations that he had conceived plans to impose his religion, Islam, on Nigeria.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that the level of clampdown on its members in Anambra State particularly and in the states of the South-east was worrisome.
Five persons have been killed in various locations in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned against over consumption of groundnut, saying it is contaminated with aflatoxin, a toxic fungi.
APC’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Saturday faulted the decision by INEC to bar political parties from embarking on another round of campaigns before the start of the rescheduled election.
The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun, before the end of the year.
Mr Kazem Gbadamosi, former Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Ibadan branch, says the Independent National Electoral Commission has the legal backing to postpone elections.
Residents of Oyo State have expressed shock and disappointment over the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing the development as devastating and monumental.