Posts Tagged ‘money’

Africa to adopt single currency

Written on March 3rd, 2009 by
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The push for a single currency to facilitate trade and help fast-track the integration of African countries has begun. Top African economists and academics are attending a meeting in Nairobi whose theme is... Read More | Share

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria’s First Billionaire –

Written on March 6th, 2008 by
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The rankings include 226 newcomers. Seventy-seven of the new faces come from the U.S., half of whom made their fortunes in finance and investments ... ...Two of the most noteworthy new entrants are South Africa's Patrice Motsepe and Nigeria's Aliko... Read More | Share

Nigerian Government Announces Currency Reform

Written on August 16th, 2007 by
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Nigeria has won praise from the international community for free-market reforms that have spurred high levels of growth, slashed inflation and earned the country significant debt relief. And as Gilbert da Costa reports for VOA from Abuja, it is now... Read More | Share


Written on July 25th, 2007 by
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A few days after President Umar Musa Yar... Read More | Share

Pfizer wins early Nigeria battle

Written on June 27th, 2007 by
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A Nigerian court has refused to allow more cases to be added to a lawsuit against a pharmaceutical giant accused of improper drugs trials on children. Pfizer lawyers argued in Abuja that the amendments had been improperly filed. The Nigerian... Read More | Share

The Prince In Africa –

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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Why invest in Africa? For one of the world's richest men, it is a simple matter of money and power. For the past few years, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud, nephew of the Saudi King and ranked by Forbes as the world's 13th richest man, has been... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigerian Opposition Criticizes Sale of Oil Blocks

Written on May 12th, 2007 by
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The outgoing Nigerian government is entertaining bids in a last-minute auction on Friday of 45 oil exploration licenses. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports that the plan is going ahead despite a court order not to sell two of them and... Read More | Share

Nigeria Voids Duties on HIV/AIDS Kits, brought to you by African News Dimension

Written on November 24th, 2006 by
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