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Nigerian Businesses Say Pandemic “Impacted Them Negatively”

Nigerian Businesses Say Pandemic “Impacted Them Negatively”

A whopping 97 per cent of Nigerian businesses recorded losses during the lockdown over Covid-19 while 87 per cent said they have been negatively affected overall by the pandemic, a nationwide survey has shown. Titled the “National survey report on the impact of COVID-19 on Nigerian private sector,” the survey assessed the impact of the […]

Ramaphosa Appoints Special AU Envoys, Including Trevor Manuel, To Secure Economic Support For Africa

Ramaphosa Appoints Special AU Envoys, Including Trevor Manuel, To Secure Economic Support For Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chairperson of the African Union (AU), has appointed former finance minister Trevor Manuel, among others, to garner international support to address the economic challenges that Africa faces because of Covid-19. In a statement on Sunday, Ramaphosa announced the special envoy of the AU would be tasked with soliciting […]

Eskom’s Plans Its Coal-Powered Fleet

Eskom’s Plans Its Coal-Powered Fleet

Although Eskom has decommissioning schedules in some of its documentation, it is not always reflected in the messages received by people on the ground. It is this confusion that is adding to the anxiety of workers like those at Hendrina power station near Middelburg in Mpumalanga. In its 2018 integrated report, Eskom says it is […]

The World Of Cryptocurrency

The World Of Cryptocurrency

Offering bitcoin futures was a response to user demand and a reflection of the belief that digital currencies will grow worldwide in the decades to come, said Chris Concannon, president of Cboe Global Markets Inc., one of three venues that announced it will soon start offering the products. “We are big believers in the cryptocurrency […]