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October 31, 2022

Evil forces behind cedis’ free fall, rising inflation, says Ghana’s Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s inflation rate surged past its 21-year record high in August as its annual inflation rate climbed to 37.2 per cent in September from 33.9 recorded in August 2022.

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana
October 11, 2022

IMF to complete Zambia, Chad debt restructuring by year-end

The IMF estimates that Zambia needs $8.4 billion of “cash debt relief” from 2022 to 2025.

September 13, 2022

Lagos losing $5.8 billion yearly to air pollution: World Bank

The bank noted that the amount being lost was about 8.1 per cent of the state GDP per year.

Air pollution in Lagos, World Bank
August 26, 2022

Nigeria’s GDP dropped to N45 trillion in Q2 2022, says NBS

On a year-on-year basis, however, the nominal GDP rose by 3.54 per cent.

Statistician-General Semiu Adeniran and NBS
June 17, 2022

Fossil fuels will only deliver ‘climate chaos,’ warns UN chief Guterres

The UN chief said the paradigm of growth based on fossil fuels would also deliver a “permanent triple whammy of inflation’’ and conflict.

António Guterres
June 15, 2022

World Bank asks Buhari regime to stop fuel subsidy; focus on pro-poor causes

World Bank asks Buhari regime to stop fuel subsidy; focus on pro-poor causes

Fuel pump
May 23, 2022

Nigeria’s GDP improved by 3.11% in Q1 of 2022: NBS

The NBS said the first quarter 2022 growth rate further represents an improvement in economic performance.

Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) office used to illustrate the story
April 29, 2022

France’s GDP stagnates in Q1

France’s GDP came to a halt in the first quarter of 2022, posting a 0.0 per cent change, the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies.

EIFFEL TOWER [Photo Credit: CNT]
April 22, 2022

541 movies produced by Nollywood in three months: NFVCB

Lagos had the highest number of movies produced for the period under review with 179

National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB)
January 18, 2022

Artefacts will grow our GDP; Nigerians should respect them: FG

“There will also be investment for our local communities because they will benefit when tourists start trooping in…”

Benin artifacts