Stories about Economics & Business from February, 2020
"Nigeria is a powerful country! Our corrupt government is the reason we are on our knees!"
"#Coronavirus is more than a minor cold for the Chinese economy... They’ve got more to worry about than another week’s travel ban to Australia."
Several Caribbean territories, including Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Dominica, and Trinidad and Tobago, have imposed travel bans to and from China.
The famous decorative inlay wood carving art of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, India is in decline because of an increase in the price of Shisham wood.
After a six-month-long internet shutdown, access to only 301 white-listed websites has been granted in Jammu and Kashmir, whereas social media, VPNs and many other sites remain banned.
The travel ban came as a surprise to Nigeria, which has been a long-time partner with the US in the global fight against terrorism.
The regional energy programme was intended to provide petroleum products to member states under preferential terms; instead, the Haitian government frittered away the gains.
With a nearly 12 million-strong community of young internet users and innovators, Sudan presents a ready and dynamic market for U.S. tech companies—but first economic sanctions must be lifted.
Like many colonial and post-colonial constructs, "Françafrique" remained mostly unchallenged for decades, but developments such as a new West African currency have reinvigorated debate in both France and Africa.
Much has changed in Moldova. Politicians have come and gone, but one thing remains static: their ability to draw Moldova into international corruption scandals. Can that ever change?