Women work in a fiber hair factory in Ikeja district in Lagos, Nigeria. Reuters
Thousands of women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex, the United Nations says.
Nigeria's anti-trafficking agency is trying a new approach to preventing women's exploitation abroad by sharing inspirational stories of women who made it at home, it said on Monday.
Three people died and more than 30 injured in a twin suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia sources and residents said on Sunday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria discussed bilateral ties across multiple sectors, and exchanged views on issues of common interest.
Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering different dates.
Mexico’s central bank (CB) has hinted that further monetary policy easing could be on the way. The bank cut its key lending rate on Thursday for the first time since June 2014, citing slowing inflation and increasing slack in the economy.
Global stock markets rose on Friday as investors put economic growth fears and trade jitters to one side, deciding that they had had enough drama and losses for one week.
Goldman Sachs India Securities said India has already attracted $13 billion net foriegn funds so far this year and expects the trend to continue. “India has already attracted net capital inflows of about $13 billion so far this year which contrasts