28/01/2022 – Accelerating the pace of structural reforms, investing EU funds effectively while ensuring sound fiscal management will help strengthen recovery and future growth, providing better opportunities for Romanians to move forward, says a new OECD study report. Romania made great strides in improving living standards before the COVID-19 crisisRead More →

Fridaytime, January 21, 2021 / 11:00 / Bukola Akinyele-Yisau for WebTV / Header image credit: WebTV Ethical funds are catalysts for creating wealth and economic value for investors, especially in frontier markets like Nigeria. Dr. Yusuf Adeneye, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, underscored this point by explaining “Eethical funds, economicRead More →

To restore prosperity after the Covid-19 pandemic, Latin America has focused too much on short-term measures rather than long-term policies that support the environment. The region should redirect its resources towards a wide range of longer-term green recovery policies. When it comes to recovering economically from the Covid-19 pandemic, theRead More →

The fintech industry has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to further liberalize the tax regime for financial sector startups in the upcoming budget, arguing that it has immense potential to promote financial inclusion and generate significant opportunities employment. The finance minister is due to present the Union budget 2022-23 toRead More →

The year-long Covid vaccination campaign ended on Sunday. Nearly 1.58 billion doses were administered – 907 million people aged 15 and over received at least one injection, 656 million two doses, while 4.3 million a third dose. Given the challenges – population size, remote locations and patchy healthcare infrastructure –Read More →

Study abroad platform Leverage, which operates LeverageEdu.com, UniValley.com, UniConnect, among others, has ventured into financial services and has rolled out three different services: international remittances, loans studies and international bank accounts. “The highest priority area for us is remittances at the moment, it fits perfectly into the product market withRead More →

President Muhammadu Buhari assured his administration’s commitment to leveraging information and communication technology (ICT) platforms to create jobs, while ensuring that economic diversification creates more support for others emerging sectors this year. He made the pledge in a New Year address to Nigerians, urging them to have hope and lookRead More →