Category Archives: Market

Report: Africa Delivers Largest Profits on Investment

LONDON – British companies have made bigger profits investing in Africa than in any other region of the world, according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), which urges firms to seek …

Report: Africa Delivers Largest Profits on Investment

LONDON – British companies have made bigger profits investing in Africa than in any other region of the world, according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), which urges firms to seek …

Coronavirus Concerns Spur Nigerian Authorities to Close Chinese Market in Abuja

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigerian officials raided and shut down a popular Chinese supermarket in Abuja this week over concerns about the spreading coronavirus.

The supermarket is a major gathering spot for Chinese citizens and expatriates …

Global Actors gather to forge a common front against Illicit Trade

The global economy loses more than US$2 trillion annually due to smuggling, counterfeiting, trafficking of humans and wildlife and other forms of illicit trade that hold back progress on the global development agenda.

To address …

UN Seeks $600 Million for Ethiopian Refugee Effort

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency and partners are appealing for $658 million this year for 735,000 refugees and more than half-a-million Ethiopians hosting them.

The U.N. refugee agency praises the many rights granted by …

Amid Kenya Power Struggle, IMF Says Investment Program in Crisis

NAIROBI – Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10 billion to revive them, the IMF said in a report whose findings point to a growing power struggle …

First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

WASHINGTON – Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her …