G-20 Surveillance Note “Global Prospects and Policy Challenges”

February 24, 2016/IMF Executive Summary The global recovery has weakened further amid increasing financial turbulence and falling asset prices. Activity softened towards the end of 2015 and the valuation of risky assets has dropped sharply, especially in advanced economies, increasing the likelihood of a further weakening of the outlook. Growth […]

Tony Elumelu Hosts Associates of Nigeria Leadership Initiative

February 24, 2016/TEEP Today, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) – in conjunction with the Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI) — hosted an intimate discussion between select Associate Fellows of the NLI and Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and the United Bank for Africa (UBA). The talk, titled ‘Leadership for High […]

African deal making reaches turning point – major obstacles remain

February 24, 2016/Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd/APO –       290 deals recorded in 2015 – the highest volume since 2007 –       South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya are seen as the most attractive target countries for M & A activity on the continent After several years of steadily increasing M&A activity, African […]