Afghanistan is ‘weeks to months’ from economic collapse, experts say

Afghanistan’s economy is headed toward collapse without swift action from the international community, experts have warned. The country’s cash-based economy was struggling before the Taliban’s recent ascension, and the Islamic movement’s sudden takeover has left the country’s finances in limbo — with assets frozen, banks closed and crucial foreign aid stalled. There’s little faith that the hard-line Taliban will be able to turn things…

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Americans losing confidence in US economy as delta variant drives COVID-19 surge

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard argues the markets are ready for the Fed to dial back on asset purchases. Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy is waning as the highly contagious delta variant drives a COVID-19 surge nationwide.   That's according to a new survey published Friday by Gallup, which found that 60% of respondents think the economy…

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Japan economy rebounds despite virus surge | The Guardian Nigeria News

A cargo ship arrives at the international cargo terminal at the port of Tokyo on August 16, 2021. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP) Japan’s economy grew slightly in the second quarter, recovering from a slowdown at the start of the year despite continuing virus surges and restrictions, data showed Monday. The world’s third-largest economy contracted at the beginning of…

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Sit-at-home order: IPOB, Kanu destroying Southeast economy – Ex-presidential candidates

Ex-presidential candidates operating under the aegis of ‘Patriotic Presidential Candidates Forum’, have lashed out at the leader of the secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu for declaring Monday, August 16, 2021, a sit-at-home day in the Southeast. The forum took an exception to the order, saying the economy of Southeast was being crippled gradually, given that the…

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Square Market Launches, Provides Easy Online Storefronts For Small Businesses

That said, God needs prophets who can explain to his people what is going on in their world, so that they will know what they should do and how they should live.the economist newspaper limited addressOnline marketing is encircled by facts. Ready for a comedy team building experience that motivates employees and improves teamwork? These competitive, fast-paced improv team building…

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NCC, NESG Mull Collaboration To Boost Telecoms Impact On Nigeria’s Economy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) are considering possible areas of increasing collaboration to enhance the impact and contribution of telecommunications sector on Nigeria’s socio-economic development. This was the crux of deliberations during a recent courtesy visit by a delegation of the National Assembly Business Environment Round Table (NASSBER), a policy unit at NESG…

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Stimulating investment, economy through family businesses | The Guardian Nigeria News

With their significant impact on the global economy, family businesses are rarely viewed as a sector that could influence economic growth. Being considered as Africa’s unexplored wealth, family businesses by nature, often build lasting relationships and valuable in any investment climate. It is defined as a business in which two or more members of a family are involved, and the…

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Bad economy responsible for employment embargo says Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government placed embargo on employment because the economy was not in good shape. Ngige, who is a member of both the Federal Cabinet Committee for Economic Recovery and Economic Sustainability Committee, among others, also stated that the government had created small jobs and empowerment programmes to fortify…

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