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Nigeria to Issue N150bn Green Bonds in 2018

Following increased calls for climate funding, Mr Ahmad Salihijo, a technical assistant to the Minister of Environment, said the ministry planned to issue N150...

Developing Countries Are Going Green But Lack Funding

Emerging economies are increasingly taking the lead in shifting the world onto a cleaner development path, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday,...

Nigeria Seeks Islamic Bank’s Assistance for Infrastructure Projects

Nigeria has sought the support of the Islamic Development Bank to fund the construction of the Second Niger Bridge on Private Public Partnership (PPP)...

MasterCard, MSU Allocate Resources to Boost Youth Employment in Africa

The MasterCard Foundation and Michigan State University (MSU) are to launch the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab – a five-year, USD 13 million collaboration aimed...

Ethiopia eyes development of Islamic finance

Ethiopia's central bank is set to develop Islamic finance in the African nation, in an effort to expand financial access and inclusion. This is part...