Growth in Angola and Nigeria slow on weaker crude

Growth in Angola and Nigeria, the only sub- Saharan African members of Opec, would slow next year because of weaker crude prices, according to Fitch Ratings.

Fitch’s 2015 growth projection for Nigeria was revised down to 5.2 percent from 6.4 … Read the rest

Spain moves to block Catalonia independence

Spain’s Constitutional Court on Monday suspended an independence referendum called by Catalonia for November 9, although leaders of the rich northeastern region vowed to press ahead anyway with preparations for the vote.

The unanimous and expected decision by the court’s … Read the rest