Nigeria is devaluing its currency in a bid to restore growth that has been wiped out by falling oil prices.
What's behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana's finance minister indicates Accra may be making one last attempt to realise this elusive goal.
Nigeria's top anti-corruption judge, tasked with high-profile cases, has himself been charged with illegally accepting money. The country's anti-graft body accused Danladi Umar of demanding a bribe from a suspect.
After news of Libyan slave markets went around world in 2017 many migrants stuck in North Africa decided to return home. However, those returning to Nigeria complain that they face the same problems they had left behind.
Africa's leading economy, Nigeria, slid into a recession in the second quarter. A drop in investment and oil prices, currency weakness and a hike in inflation are adding to the country's woes.
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