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November 2, 2017 4:09 AM SA no longer on Atlas Merchant Capital’s investment radar

Contrary to local analysts, CEO Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high Atlas Merchant Capital, which earlier sought to bid for Barclays Africa, is not seeking more investment opportunities in SA. Founding partner Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high. Atlas Merchant 328

October 31, 2017 7:34 AM Politics: Top 10 numbers that defined economy during 2017 elections

NAIROBI, KENYA: Politics, according to American writer and comedian Groucho Marx, is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. The Kenyan economy has been through a season described by President Uhuru Kenyatta as difficult few weeks in which “our democracy has been tested to the limits 85

October 25, 2017 11:09 PM Nonprofit works with veterinarians and farmers to protect rhinos from poachers in South Africa

Christine Romo/ABC News(SOUTH AFRICA) — It may seem like a jarring scene — a rhinoceros, sedated, as veterinary staff saw off its horn — but this is now becoming increasingly common across South Africa as farmers and others desperately try to save the animals from extinction. “It’s the lesser of two evils. Do you leave the horn and let someone poach 103

October 24, 2017 9:05 AM Kenya: Looming Risks as Kenya, Tanzania Debt Levels on the Rise

Kenya took on more than $7.6 billion in debt over the past year to June 2017 as the country faced low growth prospects as a result of drought and a political impasse. In the same period, Tanzania's debt rose by $1.12 billion. The country's external debt stock increased from $17.73 billion in the preceding quarter to $18.49 billion in June, largely on account 52

October 20, 2017 10:35 AM Diamond Bank GMD, Uzoma Dozie joins Global Summit on Financial Inclusion for Women

Uzoma Dozie of Diamond Bank will travel to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania this week for global NGO Women’s World Banking’s biennial international gathering, the Making Finance Work for Women Summit. The event is a two-day program featuring leading international experts driving the innovations in women’s financial inclusion. Diamond Bank is a Women’s World Banking 74

October 17, 2017 5:34 AM Dr Njoroge has presided over a disciplined banking regime, with shilling remaining stable

His deceptive demeanour of calm, measured words and soft voice can make you think he is a pushover until you are on the receiving end of his wrath. You may not hear the Yale University-educated economist in a room of 20 unless you pay very close attention or he is on a loudspeaker. When challenged to a fight in a boardroom, the tall, slim bespectacled 86

October 16, 2017 12:25 PM MOVES-Exotix Capital makes trio of senior hires

LONDON, Oct 16 (IFR) - Exotix Capital, the emerging markets-focused investment bank, has hired former Morgan Stanley banker Chiamaka Ezenwa as head of investment banking for West Africa, one of a trio of senior hires. Exotix said on Monday it had also hired Serge Marston as a non-executive director on its executive management board and Mbithe Muema as head of equity 75

October 16, 2017 9:00 AM Rwanda dials up investment opportunities by playing to its strengths

Rwanda | Jaco Maritz | The difference between Rwanda and some other East African countries can be likened to removing yellow-tinted sunglasses after having worn them for a while – the world just looks different when it’s not covered in a layer of dust. Kigali’s cleanliness can be attributed to a combination of factors, including people generally not littering 62

October 12, 2017 6:47 PM Actuarial firm taps ex-IRA boss Makove to head unit

Former Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) chief executive Sammy Makove has joined consultancy Kenbright Actuarial and Financial Services as head of its new regulatory affairs and advisory division. The firm said Mr Makove’s role would be augmented by an international adviser, Holly Bakke, a former insurance commissioner of banking and insurance for the US State 79

October 10, 2017 1:41 PM Posta to increase cost of sending mail

Sending letters is expected to cost more after the Communications authority of Kenya endorsed plans by the postal corporation of Kenya to raise mail charges. Under the new rates prices have gone up by between 30 and 60 percent as the postal body seeks to shore up dwindling revenue. ICT Cabinet Secretary Joes Mucheru says Postal Corporation will have to evaluate 46