Business leaders and officials from 8 developing nations met in Bangladesh on Tuesday to boost cooperation in order to overcome dwindling foreign currency reserves, a growing energy crisis and supply chain disruptions. They have plans of implementing a free trade agreement deal amongst other things.
Analysis - Cryptocurrencies have become popular in African and other developing countries. That's according to a policy brief released recently by UNCTAD, a United Nations agency. Significant proportions of Kenya (8.5%), South Africa (7.1%) and Nigeria's (6.3%) populations are using these digital currencies. In June, the Central African Republic adopted bitcoin as a legal tender.
Immediate past Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and a former presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has stated that some of the delegates, who voted at the special convention of the APC were now regretting their decisions.
The Osun turnout in 2022 was 42.37 per cent, down from 45.7 per cent in the 2018 governorship election in the state but higher than the statistics from the previous elections across the country since 2019.