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World Bank Cuts Nigeria’s Growth Projection to 1.9%

The World Bank has once more reduced its growth projection on Nigeria in 2018 to 1.9 per cent, down from the 2.1 per cent it had estimated for the country in April. The Bank hinged its decision on the contraction in the agricultural sectoras a result of the farmers and …

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World Bank cites ‘deep concern’ over Tanzania statistics law

The World Bank says it’s “deeply concerned” by new legislation in Tanzania that criminalises the collection and dissemination of information contradicting official statistics. Lawmakers last month passed amendments to the 2015 Statistics Act despite opposition from critics who say it will undermine the free flow of information and deter the …

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