Friday , January 20 2017
Home / World News

World News

Tony Elumelu Leads High-Level Team to world Economic Forum in Davos

 Philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu, CON leads a delegation of senior executives from his proprietary investment firm, Heirs Holdings, to the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. Elumelu will join global business and political leaders during the event, bringing a message of Africa’s continued ...

Read More »

UBA Sends Strong Delegation To World Economic Forum In Davos

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) will be strongly represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. UBA CEO Kennedy Uzoka leads a senior executive team, at one of the most important events on the global economic calendar. The UBA delegation will interact with global business and political leaders during the event. The delegation will also include Group Head ...

Read More »

Director to Visit Cameroon on December 23, 2016

At the invitation of President Paul Biya of Cameroon, Managing Director Christine Lagarde will be in Yaoundé on December 23, 2016 to participate in a summit of heads of state of six Central African countries (Gabon, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of Congo and Equitorial Guinea) to discuss the ...

Read More »

IMF Backs Christine Lagarde despite Guilty Verdict Over Negligence.

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is backing managing Director, IMF, Christine Lagarde despite guilty verdict over negligence. The IMF in a statement it issued today said: “The Executive Board met today to consider recent developments in the legal proceedings in France involving Managing Director Christine Lagarde. The Executive ...

Read More »

Forbes names Dangote, Trump, others most powerful men in the World

Africa’s richest person and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been named along other world leaders such as President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump; Russian President, Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, as the most powerful persons in the world. They were ranked along with ...

Read More »

Christine Lagarde, I.M.F. Chief, Is Found Guilty of Negligence

      Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was found guilty on Monday of criminal charges linked to the misuse of public funds during her time as France’s finance minister, a verdict that could force her out of her post. The judge hearing the case ...

Read More »