Orban Encourages Mothers In Hungary To Have 4 Or More Kids

Hungary is greatly increasing financial aid and subsidies for families with several children, the Prime Minister has announced, in a move aimed at reversing the country’s population decline without softening its “zero tolerance” policy on immigration. Viktor Orban made the announcement during his “state of the nation” speech. Key points: Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban […]

Germany: German Economy Stagnates In The Fourth Quarter Of 2018

Europe’s biggest economy narrowly avoided a technical recession in the fourth quarter with flat growth recorded over the previous quarter in price-, seasonally- and calendar-adjusted terms. Although the result contrasts the 0.2% quarter-on-quarter contraction in the third quarter, it still underwhelmed expectations of a small rebound following the release of national accounts for the full […]

African Private Sector Leaders Take The Lead To Rewrite Africa’s Healthcare Narrative, With Support From African Heads of State

From Left to Right: Zouera Youssoufou, CEO Aliko Dangote Foundation; H.E Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti; Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ; H.E Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia; Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Co-chair GBCHealth/Founder ABCHealth; Halima Dangote, Executive Director, Dangote Industries Limited; Michel Sidibe, Executive Director, UNAIDS; and […]