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Mastercard's Daniel Monehin.

MasterCard wins African Banker Award for Financial Inclusion

The presgitious award was handed over at a ceremony held in Kigali, Rwanda, and recognises Mastercard's efforts at delivering financial products and services to broad segments of society
Shares are sold in Uganda's largest electricity distributor.

Actis attracts new investors into Uganda

Shares in Uganda's largest electricity distributor Umeme have been sold by Actis to more than 20 new and existing blue-chip institutional investors
SA telecommunication firms look to join.

Neotel and Vodacom announce next steps in proposed transaction

Two of South Africa's major telecommunication companies are awaiting regulatory and competition authority approvals for takeover deal
Growth in retail sector is good news for DHL.

DHL spotlights huge potential for growth in Africa's retail industry

Africa's growing middles classes together with healthy GDP growth is fuelling consumer demand which is good news for express service delivering company, DHL
Map shows the two blocks in Oman.

Savannah Resources acquires two copper-rich blocks in Oman

Savannah makes a transformational first mover leap into mineral rich Sultanate of Oman and secures up US$6.3 million pushing its share price up by 14.29 percent to 8p
Fastjet raises cash for expansion.

Fastjet raises £11million to fuel further expansion of cheap flights across the continent

A shares placing has successfully raised cash for Africa's first budget airline which is now intent on replicating its success in Tanzania and Zambia to other parts of the continent
Lendico infographic

[Infographic] Digital investment bank Lendico launches in South Africa

Africa Internet Holding (AIH), Africa's leading start-up builder, announces the launch of its newest venture Lendico
MTN joins forces with Bharti Airtel

MTN Group and Barti Airtel partner to launch international money transfer

A new partnership is aimed at making easier for customers of MTN Ivory Coast and Airtel in Burkina Faso to transfer cash between them
The Nigerian flag.

Nigeria announces new economy figures making it biggest in Africa

Nigeria's latest GDP rates suggest it has taken over from South Africa as the biggest economy on the continent thanks to a boom in its service sector which accounts for 61 percent of the total
Louis van Niekerk

3 key stages to identify when your business needs help

There are three critical time points when a business in decline can recover if help is sought. Here business rescue practitioner Louis van Niekerk reveals when action should be taken to prevent a terminal situation


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