Five African Presidents, others meet to discuss post-COVID economy at AEC –

Presidents from five African countries are set to converge on Sal Island, Cape Verde for the African Economic Conference, 2021, organisers said on Wednesday.

The presidents to be attending the high-level economic meeting include: President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, President José Maria Neves of the Republic of Cape Verde and President Felix-Antoine Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Others are President Paul Kagamé of the Republic of Rwanda and President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal.

The 2021 event, which has as its theme: “Financing Africa’s post-COVID-19 development,” will also feature more than 100 other speakers from

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How CBN saved Nigeria’s economy from Post-COVID- 19 crisis

By Emma Ujah

The far-reaching interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in various sectors saved the Nation’s economy from a deep post-COVID-19 crisis.

The Governor of the bank, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this in his Keynote Address, at the 31st Seminar for Finance Correspondents & Business Editors, which opened, yesterday, in Enugu, Enugu State capital

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the CBN, Mr. Emefiele said, introduced and implemented a suite of measures aimed at reducing the risk to financial stability, boosting demand and economic growth, ameliorating the impact of the pandemic on some sectors and obligors, such

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