Nigerian furniture makers and artisans are hoping that a new furniture import ban and a growing housing market will mean more interest in designer furniture.
Iconic French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has announced that his haute couture show on January 22 in Paris will be his last. But the irreverent fashionista promises a new high design "concept" is in the wings.
Anglophone ECOWAS members have criticized plans by the bloc's French-speaking states to change the CFA franc's name to 'Eco'. ECOWAS had planned to launch a common currency under the same name in 2020.
The Nigerian-born Spanish national claimed an extensive resume: head of the Spanish branch of UN Women, politician, detective, author, legal expert, and finance consultant. Ultimately, though, it landed her in trouble.
Africa's new free trade deal is a building block in its plan to achieve prosperity and unity. Yet stumbling blocks in the form of border and trade disputes make a borderless continent seem decades away.
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