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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Woman Power: The Rise of the Sheconomy

How women are using their rapidly increasing spending power to impel changes in the way companies operate In the hierarchy of activities that people despise, getting a car repaired is in pole position, sort of the auto equivalent of having a tooth pulled, except you...

Sheconomy: Why Nigerian Banks are Targeting Women

By Emele Onu Access Bank has seen two-fold rise in deposits from women Central bank is penalizing lenders that don’t extend credit Women’s changes in economic status could bring a tailwind of spending to apparel and footwear, according to...

Free trade area is best chance to remake Africa

The deal should energise a continent of 1.2bn people and $3tn output

Nollywood Oscar entry ‘Lionheart’ and Englishness: Is Motion picture academy a new colonial master?

Englishness as often a response to different national identities within Britain such as Scottishness, Irishness, Welshness and Cornishness even as Nigeria’s first-ever submission for best international feature Oscar consideration, the comedy “Lionheart,” has been disqualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...

Why Steve Easterbrook was ousted over consensual relationship with employee

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp dismissed Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook over a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which the board determined violated company policy, the fast-food giant said on Sunday. The board found that Easterbrook, 52, who had led McDonald’s since 2015, had “demonstrated...

Flood of Oil Is Coming, Complicating Efforts to Fight Global Warming

By Clifford Krauss HOUSTON — A surge of oil production is coming, whether the world needs it or not. The flood of crude will arrive even as concerns about climate change are growing and worldwide oil demand is slowing. And it is not coming from the...

Why It’s So Hard to Overthrow the Mighty U.S. Dollar

By Sandy Hendry and Natasha Doff Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting on a pledge to shrink the role of the U.S. dollar in international trade. Jean-Claude Juncker, outgoing president of the European Commission, says it’s “absurd” that Europe uses the greenback for 80%...

As World Wavers on Free Trade, Africa Embraces It

By Prinesha Naidoo | Bloomberg Oct. 16, 2019 at 4:56 p.m. GMT+1 Amid trade tensions between the U.S., China and Europe, and the U.K.’s fraught departure from the European Union and single market, African leaders are moving in the opposite direction to establish the world’s...

Is One of the World’s Biggest Lawsuits Built on a Sham?

A dying Irishman went for one last big score in Nigeria. The project failed, but a London tribunal says his company’s owed $9 billion and counting.

EXPLAINER-Nigerian economic assets at risk worldwide in $9 bln arbitration case

Libby George LAGOS, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A British judge has said he will grant a firm called Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID) the right to attempt to seize some $9 billion in assets from the Nigerian government over an aborted gas project. The company...
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