Category Archives: Market

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 living in the Niger...

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 living in the Niger...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

On December 20, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation [1] with The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. At the same time, the Board approved three-year arrangements under the Extend...

UK Looks to Fast-Growing Africa for Trade Ties After Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as their country prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world.But Britain faces tough challenges as it seeks to assert itself

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights Globally

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is appealing for $375.5 million to support its efforts to promote and protect human rights in dozens of countries around the world at a time of great

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 journey.In a phone interview with