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Iranian President Hassan Rohani has sent a bill to parliament that would cut four zeroes from the value of the country's battered currency, the rial.
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities, in Washington’s latest move against President Nicolas Maduro.
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said in Harare that it had invited bids for 91-day treasury bills worth 30 million Zimbabwe dollars, which would be allotted to successful bidders on Thursday.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has adopted an open, merit-based, and transparent process for the selection of the next managing director, the organisation has said.
Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the world’s fifth-biggest economy appeared to have flat-lined or possibly contracted in the second quarter, some of which was probably “pay-back” after Brexit-related stock building in early 2019.
Zambia’s dollar-denominated government bonds jumped on Monday after the country’s president sacked Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng’andu to replace her.
African leaders last weekend named Ghana as the host of the future headquarters of the continental free trade zone which is expected to unite 1.3 billion people, and create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc that would usher in a new era of development.
The EU wants to have an agreed European candidate to replace Christine Lagarde at the helm of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a senior EU official on Monday said.
With the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit yesterday in Miami, Niger, Nigeria has joined the AfCFTA.
The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.
Zimbabwe’s interim currency fell to a new low on the black market on Thursday and local firms were demanding payment in U.S. dollars as a hedge against inflation, which is running at its highest in a decade.
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has said that investment in social insurance was a key to achieving a stronger global economy, saying societies across the world must begin by strengthening social programmes.
Nigeria’s central bank said it made no change to its naira policies, after a revision on its website led some analysts to speculate that it was ending a system of multiple exchange rates.
Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believed Arsenal’s aim in the 2019-20 season will be to qualify for the Uefa Champion League and challenge for the Premier League title.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja.
The Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State says it will begin its 2019 Annual Range Classification from Aug. 20 to Aug. 28 and advised residents to keep-off the range area.
Academic activities have fully resumed at the Federal University Wukari in Taraba State after two weeks break, following the protest by Tiv students over the killing of two of their members.
Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday cautioned against further attacks on his personal property by the state government.