Africa: Global Duty Free market to grow in coming years

The research analyst predicts the global duty-free retailing market to grow steadily at a CAGR of around 9% during the forecast period. The increase in international travelers is the primary driver for the growth of this market. The number of foreign travelers during 2014 was around 1 billion, with Europe emerging as the most popular destination. However, the restrictions on […]

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Nigerian Tannery under Scrutiny over Failed Projects Funded by UK Aid

A Nigerian tannery supplying leather for Ralph Lauren shirts that sell for £2,000 in some of the world’s most exclusive boutiques has received funding from British taxpayers. Thousands of pounds of foreign aid was spent on two failed projects at the tannery in Kano State where, according to officials, workers also prepare hides used to make designer goods for luxury […]

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I never knew my murdered Nigerian wife was a prostitute

The estranged husband of a UK based Nigerian lady, Jessica McGraa, who was recently murdered, has expressed shock over discovery that his late wife was a commercial sex worker. The husband, Gareth McGraa, 56, from Southport on Merseyside, said Jessica hid her secret life very well. The couple separated when their son was just a year old. After that, they […]

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