Tag: sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank cuts Sub-Saharan African economic outlook to 2.8%

admin- April 8, 2019

The World Bank has cut its growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa this year to 2.8 per cent from an initial 3.3 per cent, it said ... Read More

World Prematurity Day: Nigeria Ranks 3rd in Preterm Births – NAPN

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President, National Association of Paediatric Nurses (NAPN), on Saturday said Nigeria ranked third with about 800,000 preterm births annually. Lawal ... Read More

World population grows by 2.2bn by 2050

admin- October 18, 2018

The world’s population is set to grow by 2.2 billion between 2018 and 2050, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has said. UNFPA, in its ‘State ... Read More

Sub-Saharan Africa Mobile Phone Subscriptions to Hit 990m by 2023

Henry Solomon- December 8, 2017

Network solutions provider, Ericsson said on Friday that that mobile telephone subscriptions in sub-Saharan Africa would increase to 990 million by 2023. The Head of ... Read More

Experts say Gambia to become first in sub-Saharan to eliminate malaria

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2017

Experts say Gambia to become first in sub-Saharan to eliminate malaria Experts say Gambia could become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate malaria ... Read More

How President Buhari Personally Negotiated Lagos-Calabar Rail Project Funding – Osinbajo 

Abdul Jimoh- June 2, 2017

How President Buhari Personally Negotiated Lagos-Calabar Rail Project Funding - Osinbajo "The vision of our President for our Nation is one where the Federal Government ... Read More

Lagos and Edo privileged to access World Bank loan in Africa, Obaseki

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2017

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki On World Bank Loan Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed that Edo state is just as privileged as ... Read More

Economic Growth Possible Next Year For Battered African Economies – IMF

admin- October 27, 2016

The IMF(International Monetary Fund) cut its 2016 growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa to 1.4 percent, from 3 percent in May, as economies from Nigeria to ... Read More

Tourism Is The New Oil In Nigeria

Streaming Admin- September 27, 2016

Segun Adeyemi, Lagos: Despite the current economic recession, Nigeria's future is bright, as the country diversifies its economy away from oil, the Minister of Information ... Read More

Nigeria rated among top 10 emerging markets of future

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 1, 2016

Lagos State Nigeria BMI Research, a Fitch Group company and financial market analysis firm, has recently identified 10 emerging markets from the Asian and African ... Read More

People With Albinism Risk Extinction In Malawi – UN Official

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

The United Nations says people with albinism in Malawi are at risk of ``systemic extinction’’ due to relentless attacks fueled by superstitions. Ikponwosa Ero, UN ... Read More