Category Archives: Business News

IMF Warns Global Outlook ‘Precarious,’ No Room for Policy Mistakes

WASHINGTON - The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the US-China trade war undercuts business confidence and investment, the IMF said Tuesday.It warned that the outlook is beset by risks, and urged

IMF Warns Global Outlook ‘Precarious,’ No Room for Policy Mistakes

WASHINGTON - The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the US-China trade war undercuts business confidence and investment, the IMF said Tuesday.It warned that the outlook is beset by risks, and urged

Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development

2018 and the number of casualties continues to rise. Israeli raids, attacks on schools and closures of Palestinian educational institutions also continue, she said. Along with Israel's colonization of Palestinian land and unlawful arrests and interro...

ACC SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST FORMER NRA OFFICER

Former National Revenue Authority Officer, Ms. KEPIATU ALGHALI, on the 2nd October, 2019, pleaded guilty to Misappropriation of Public Funds, contrary to section 36(1), and Conspiracy to Commit a Corruption Offence, contrary to section 128(1) of the An...

Digital Taxation Troubles Tech Businesses in African Countries

NAIROBI, KENYA - More and more African countries are taxing digital platforms and mobile money transfers to fund economic development.Nigeria is the latest country to join the trend, with a new 5% tax on items bought online. It wants

President Julius Maada Bio Calls for Investment for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Yokohama, Japan His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has called for the right investment to prepare Africa for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7). The 4IR is the ...