Western Europe News

Fallacy of better democracy

The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a mistake | STEVEN FRIEDMAN | One day, if they follow instructions, Africa’s new democracies will grow up to be “real” like those of Western Europe and North America.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Trade war, slowing economies put pressure on ICT spending outlook | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Research Analyst for Western Europe in IDC’s Customer Insights & Analysis group, Andrea Minonne, “Companies in Western Europe are not only looking to embrace new technologies like AI and robotics to improve their business processes, but also adopting more customer-centric approaches to IT spending decisions,” said, “This is especially true in customer-facing industries like retail, banking, transportation, and telecommunications.” Overall growth in Western Europe will slightly lag emerging markets in Asia/Pacific over the forecast period, but the U.S. market is set to post some of the strongest growth rates in spite of its relative maturity.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

2019 Global Finance Awards: Coronation Merchant Bank ranked among World’s Best Investment Banks

J.P. Morgan was honored as the Best Investment Bank in the world for 2019 while Coronation Merchant Bank was recognized as the Best Investment Bank in Nigeria along with Barclays, VTB Capital and DBS Bank as the Best Investments Banks in Western Europe, Central & East Europe and Asia – Pacific regions respectively.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

What is a Golden Visa – and why are more South Africans using it to move to Portugal?

Portugal is one of the most inexpensive places to live in all of Western Europe.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Nigeria and the tragedy of Venezuela

Both Guaido and Maduro have split global support, with the US, Canada and a substantial part of Western Europe throwing their weight behind the 35-year-old Guaido, just as Russia, China, Iran and Bolivia are backing Maduro.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 12, 2019

President Museveni makes case for African integration

Now, that route was closed and Western Europe was cut off from the products of the East, that they had come to treasure.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 12, 2019

High cost of few cancer screening, treatment centres reduces patients’ survival chances | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The highest incidence rates in women are seen in North America, Northern and Western Europe (notably in Denmark and The Netherlands), China, and Australia and New Zealand, with Hungary topping the list.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 6, 2019

Europe must be more active in the new nuclear-arms race

If NATO were to launch serious discussions about the renewed stationing of medium-range nuclear missiles in Europe, Eastern European members – skeptical that Western Europeans (especially the Germans and the French) – would be willing to die for their freedom, would almost certainly follow the lead of the US.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 5, 2019

OPINION: South Africa and Brexit – Opportunity Knocks

Historically the perception of South Africa in Western Europe has been a combination of fear and trepidation.

IOL , South Africa Feb 3, 2019

These are the best-selling smartphone brands in the world

“The decline in smartphone shipments can be attributed to lengthening replacement cycles in developed markets like US, China and Western Europe.

Business Tech , South Africa Jan 30, 2019