Tomato Leaf Miner, also known as Tuta Absoluta has caused losses of at least 1bn naira in Kaduna State.
Unions called for action after government increased petrol prices by two-thirds to help tackle fuel shortage.
Anger as Nigeria scraps petrol subsidies by increasing prices to curb ongoing fuel shortage.
Calls for nationwide strikes sparked in Nigeria as petrol prices increased by two-thirds.
Rwanda to host economic forum for the first time after bouncing back from 1994 genocide.
Some $200m worth of new 'bond notes' will be unveiled to ease acute shortage of hard currency.
Nkurunziza gave a two-month deadline for getting back the stolen or embezzled money.
'Mugabe-Must-Go' Pastor Mugadza protests against lack of freedom and the nation's ailing economy.
British news and documentary photographer Mary Turner spent some time in Zimbabwe looking at life after 36 years under Robert Mugabe.
Author and fintech expert Haydn Shaughnessy highlights bi-lateral trade corridors China's opening with India and Africa.
Embattled President Zuma visits Iran for a three-day state visit following recent calls for his resignation.
'Financial issue is something that is much worse than the war,' experts tells IBTimes UK.
An IBTimes UK picture gallery, looks at the 10 poorest countries in the world.
Western nations imposed sanctions on the African state in response to its land redistribution programme.
Government says it is considering a land levy imposed on those who benefited from land redistribution.