Expatriate workers in Nigeria to be replaced with Nigerians

The government of Nigeria has commenced the process of replacing expatriates occupying positions in some sectors by training Nigerians in technical and vocational skills to be able to function effectively

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Family caught out by new South African visa regulations

“For three days we didn’t grieve because we were more emotionally invested in trying to obtain these visas, which was very taxing on us as a family . . . It

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IMF says Nigeria needs urgent reform-document

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to warn Nigeria its economy needs urgent reform, according to a report seen by Reuters that could delay talks over $1.4 billion in

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South Africa Seeks Ban on Foreigners Buying Agricultural Land

South Africa has proposed a new law banning foreigners directly buying agricultural land in the country as the government seeks to boost ownership for the black majority. Non-residents will be

West Africa News Report with Precilia Mbemba

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Libya and Nigeria still on slow oil-recovery path

The Oil pipelines, which belong to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, were destroyed with dynamite. The country is expected to produce about 1.43 million barrels per day, down from 1.54

Nigeria central bank governor defends policy of limiting imports

LAGOS (Reuters) – Hard currency curbs imposed by Nigeria’s central bank have helped boost local food production, central bank governor Godwin Emefiele was quoted as saying by two newspapers on

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Recession-hit Nigeria details economic recovery plan

Nigeria’s government this week launched a master plan to lift it out of recession, hoping to hit 7.0 percent growth by 2020, but economists believe the programme sets the bar


JOHANNESBURG – The rand weakened on Tuesday with emerging assets struggling for clear direction as risk demand eased ahead of a speech before Congress by US President Donald Trump. On

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