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Sudan economy unravelling

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For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practice's cash in a bank near his Khartoum office. Now, fearful of shrinking limits...

Better performance expected from Nigerian economy

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Nigeria's economy is expected to perform better in the second half of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said, following sluggish growth...

Hopes high South Sudan peace deal will revive economy

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A peace deal in South Sudan revived hope not just that the guns will stop firing but economic stability can return. Since...

Economy is Nigeria’s biggest challenge – acting president

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Nigeria's economy is the "biggest challenge of all" for government, the acting president said at an event to celebrate two years of...

Drought will cut Somalia’s economic growth

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Somalia's economy is likely to expand by 2-2.5% this year, down from an estimated 3.4% last year, as drought cuts output in...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe warms to the West as economy wobbles

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Robert Mugabe's anti-Western rhetoric has been conspicuous by its absence of late, a sign the 91-year-old leader has mellowed or realised Zimbabwe...

Tunisian factories close, jobs go as political crisis drags on

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Tunisia's "Arab Spring" revolution, born out of economic despair, is failing to deliver the jobs and opportunities of a better life that...

Insight: Pre-electoral feuding threatens Nigeria’s economy

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In Nigeria, as elsewhere, foreign exchange markets can be a barometer of internal strife, so when central bank governor Lamido Sanusi noticed...

Uganda power cuts provoke riots, threaten economy

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A growing power supply crisis in Uganda has provoked riots among a population already angered by soaring prices and is threatening growth...

Fitch says more shocks would test UK’s top rating

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Britain's ability to absorb further economic shocks while keeping its top triple-A credit rating is "largely exhausted" unless the government takes further...

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Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...