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World Urged To Rebuild Greener, More Equal Economies After Coronavirus

World Urged To Rebuild Greener, More Equal Economies After Coronavirus

Plans to rebuild shattered economies after the new coronavirus pandemic offer a chance to create a greener, fairer societies amid growing anger worldwide at rising inequality, the civil society group CIVICUS said on Thursday. The crisis has deepened and laid bare economic inequalities, with many essential roles such as food delivery and medical care undertaken […]

WTI Crashes Below $0 A barrel — A Record Low

WTI Crashes Below $0 A barrel — A Record Low

The spectacular collapse in oil markets is showing no signs of easing, as the coronavirus crisis saps demand and producers run out of places to store all their excess barrels of crude. What’s happening: US oil prices plunged, falling below $0 Monday to $-37.63 a barrel. That’s the lowest level since NYMEX opened oil futures trading in […]

Government Policies Must Ensure Inclusion of Women In The Economy

Government Policies Must Ensure Inclusion of Women In The Economy

While more women graduate from institutions of higher learning, they remain the most affected by unemployment in comparison to men. According to the Council on Higher Education’s Vital Stats report, 59 487 women graduated with degrees from public universities in 2017 compared to 36 627 men. A similar trend is evident when considering students who […]

Can This Massive Refinery Solve Nigeria’s Energy Crisis?

Can This Massive Refinery Solve Nigeria’s Energy Crisis?

Nigeria has a problem: The country is one of the world’s top oil producers, but it doesn’t have enough gasoline to fuel its struggling economy. On the outskirts of Lagos, Africa’s richest man is building what he says is a solution to the country’s fuel crisis: A massive, 650,000 barrel-per-day refinery that is designed to […]