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Cameroon, Nigeria to collaborate in anti-graft campaign

Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries, according to officials of Cameroon’s anti-graft body. Officials of National Anti-Corruption Commission (CONAC) and Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), met in the capital Yaounde on Wednesday to lay down the guidelines …

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12 killed in Burkina Faso terrorist attack

Twelve people were killed and two others injured in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum, the country’s security ministry announced late Friday in a statement. The attack was perpetrated by around 30 armed individuals in broad daylight and targeted people who had gathered for a weekly …

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German brewers experiment with hemp beer 

A craft beer boom in Germany, combined with increasingly lenient regulations on cannabis farming, means hemp beer is becoming a popular product with many brewers. But any beer fans hoping for a legal high might be disappointed. Jan Fidora recently decided to experiment with a new beer in the range …

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IFC, West African Stock Exchange agree to strengthen corporate governance among listed companies

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group today announces an agreement with the West Africa Regional Stock Exchange (Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières [BRVM]) to work together to strengthen corporate governance practices of companies listed on the Exchange. In a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, it said …

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