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Peer-Learning Event on Gender Equality

November 4, 2017/IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Rwanda Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), UN Women and Uongozi Institute convened a peer learning event on gender equality in… Read more »

Osinbajo Says Nigeria’s World Bank Doing Business Report, Proof Buhari’s Reforms Working

Says FG Will Not Rest on Its Oars on Improving the Nigerian Economy November 2, 2017/Press Release *“The present administration remains focused on making necessary even if dramatic policy shifts… Read more »

President Buhari commends Nigeria’s progress in World Bank’s doing business ranking

November 1, 2017/Press Release President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes most heartily the phenomenal improvement of Nigeria on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings released Tuesday. Besides moving up 24 places… Read more »

Doing Business Records Nearly 3,200 Reforms in 15 Years to Improve Business Climate Worldwide

October 31, 2017/World Bank Governments in 119 economies carried out 264 business reforms in the past year to create jobs, attract investment and become more competitive, says the World Bank… Read more »

Nigeria Moves Up 24 Places in Global ‘Doing Business’ Ranking

October 31, 2017/Press Release Nigeria has moved up 24 places to 145th in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ report published today, and for the first time the country is recognized… Read more »

Fitch: Frontier Market Economies Benefit from Global Upturn

12/10/2017/Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings-London-12 October 2017: Frontier markets have seen a further improvement in economic activity in recent months, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest Frontier Vision chart pack. The stabilisation… Read more »

G-7 Finance Ministers And Central Bank Governors Release Cyber Security Report

Culled—Proshare 16/10/2017/FedWatch USA  On October 13, 2017 in Washington DC; the finance ministers and central bank governors of the G-7 countries released the Fundamental Elements for Effective Assessment of Cybersecurity… Read more »

Christine Lagarde’s Global Policy Agenda: A Window of Opportunity

October 12, 2017/IMF The global recovery continues. Although it is not yet complete, the more favorable conjuncture offers an opportunity to tackle key policy challenges to stave off medium-term downside… Read more »

Globalization: Poorest 10% of Consumers to Lose 63% Purchasing Power on Closed Borders-Lagarde

October 11, 2017 By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-A recent study shows that the poorest 10 percent of consumers would lose as much as 63 percent of their purchasing power if all… Read more »

Sweet Spot for World Economy Won’t Last Beyond 2018-Fitch

2/10/2017/Fitch Ratings The global economy has improved markedly this year and is on course to record its fastest expansion since 2010, but the current favourable mix of strong growth and… Read more »