West Africa

Where are African currencies heading?

The devaluation of the Turkish lira has sparked fears of contagion in emerging and frontier markets. Gaimin Nonyane, Ecobank’s Head of Economic Research, spells out the risks for …

Nigeria demands MTN return $8bn

Nigeria’s central bank has ordered MTN to return $8.1bn back to the West African, reviving a conflict that was thought to have been resolved in …

African automobile sector motors ahead

Global automobile manufacturers are investing in Africa and local brands are making progress, but what are the real prospects for the industry across the continent?