Food security is critical as it enhances national security – Ecobank MD

February 18, 2020/Ecobank Nigeria Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan says the Ecobank Agribusiness Summit was an initiative to create a common platform that brings together partakers in the Agric value chain, be it producers, processors, logistics entrepreneurs, insurance practitioners and others within the sector to think a better approach […]

AfDB Director Hanan Morsy Named One of Egypt’s 50 Most Influential Women

February 18, 2020/AfDB The Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research at the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/), Dr Hanan Morsy, has been named one of Egypt’s 50 most influential women. Dr Hala El Said, Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, gave the award on 5 February in a ceremony […]

Headline inflation expanded by 15bps to 12.13% y/y in January 2020

February 18, 2020/Cordros Report In line with our expectations, consumer prices firmed by 12.13% y/y in January 2020, the highest since April 2018, on the back of pressure from both the food and core inflation. The outturn is 15bps higher than the prior month (January: 11.98% y/y) and 1bp shy […]