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Nigeria’s Naira Under Pressure?

VENTURES AFRICA – Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, increased political risk and dwindling appetite among emerging markets investors for frontier a...
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Sub-Saharan Africa Is Ready For Business

VENTURES AFRICA – The World Bank Group has, in a new report, laid credence to the economic transforms underway in sub-Saharan Africa saying that the region had the highest number of business re...
Despite an abundance of oil reserves in Nigeria, social challenges remain dominant across Africa's largest economy

Oil: Nigeria Is Losing Grip On Future

VENTURES AFRICA – While many may continue to chant choruses of Nigeria’s beaming economic prowess and the single, most preached gospel that Nigeria now holds Africa’s largest econom...
A Liberian health worker interviews family members of a woman suspected of dying of the Ebola virus in Monrovia Liberia John Moore Getty Images

Ebola And The West African Economy

VENTURES AFRICA – Of the 16 countries in West Africa only three – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – are affected by the Ebola virus. Nevertheless, it is having an economic impact on not only t...