Adesina urges African governments to bring down the walls for integration

The African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina has urged African governments to work toward the elimination of non-tariff barriers to improve trade,

Global growth to weaken to 2.6% in 2019 as risks remain

Global economic growth is forecast to ease to a weaker-than-expected 2.6% in 2019 before inching up to 2.7% in 2020. Growth in emerging market and developing economies is expected to stabilize next year as some countries move past periods of financial strain, but economic momentum remains weak.