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MTN Nigeria maintains its IPO project

Attacked by the Nigerian regulatory authorities, MTN reconfirmed its intention to list its local subsidiary on the stock exchange. Staying the course, whatever the cost:...

Safaricom named best African employer

Kenyan operator wins first place in the latest Forbes ranking of the best employers in the world. Forbes, for the second time, has named the...

SMEs and the Stock Exchange Turning or Mirage?

More and more African financial markets are launching compartments dedicated to SMEs. A mode of financing- and placement- often advantageous. But behind the effects...

The 5 key points of Cyril Ramaphosa’s recovery plan

A little over seven months after being elected President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa put on the economy to breathe new...

Kenya: Stanbic doubles its half-yearly profit

Stanbic Bank, the Kenyan subsidiary of the South African group Standard Bank, reported Friday a half-year profit after tax more than doubled compared to...

What Africa can learn from Asia

Launched in 2009, in the midst of the global financial crisis, the BRICS Emerging Powers Club, faced with the new American protectionist threat, once...

Narendra Modi visits Rwanda

After receiving on Monday Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was traveling to Johannesburg on Tuesday to attend the BRICS countries summit, the Rwandan authorities...

Nairobi Stock Exchange: a first half with expanded volumes

Published by the Standard Investment Bank, the latest semiannual study on the Nairobi Stock Exchange confirms that many operators in the Kenyan financial market...

South Africa: In trouble, Christo Wiese protects his back with Shoprite

On the defensive since the debacle of the distributor Steinhoff, of which he is the main shareholder, the South African businessman Christo Wiese has...

South Africa: Construction company Basil Read goes bankrupt

The South African group announced Friday its bankruptcy. The end of a long adventure for an iconic rainbow nation. The news fell like a cleaver:...
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