Diamond sees chance in banks’ retreat

Opportunities appear as global lenders’ move ‘off the stage’

Ramaphosa to divest stake in Shanduka

South Africa’s deputy president exits to avoid conflict of interests

Simandou mining in Guinea

US advances Guinea corruption probe

Authorities obtain permission to seize assets of dictator’s widow

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Carlyle invests in South Africa

Buyout house takes stake in Johannesburg tyre and parts retailer

Steinhoff: Africa in Europe

Acquiring privately held Pepkor is a departure for South Africa-based discount furniture group

South African retailers in $5.7bn deal

Furniture group Steinhoff to buy retailer Pepkor

Goldman to disclose profit on LIA trades

Court told bank took advantage of Libyan wealth fund’s naivety

Mota-Engil Africa lists in Amsterdam

African arm of Lisbon-based group expects to increase free float

Carlyle makes maiden investment in Nigeria

Buyout group spends $150m for stake in Diamond Bank

Anglo American behind $100m platinum fund

VC move by miner to increase interest in precious metal

Investec plans to align key services

Access to banking and investment to be enhanced amid profits rise

China rail group signs $12bn Nigeria deal

CRCC to build 1,400km railway in biggest Chinese overseas contract

Africa oil industry refocuses priorities

Development rather than exploration seen as key to value creation

SocGen denies bribes claim in LIA lawsuit

Libyan Investment Authority alleges French bank helped funnel pay-offs

Lonmin chief outlines cost-cutting plans

Platinum miner posts $326m yearly loss as strikes hit output

Chi Farms sale boosts African food sector

Multinationals bet on Africa’s emerging middle class

Nigerian naira follows rouble downward

Fears over impact of lower crude oil prices

Court decision deepens Libya turmoil

North African country is pushed deeper into political uncertainty

Fleming Family to merge with Stonehage

New group will have more than $43bn assets under administration

Tanzania gas plans threatened by arrests

Two officials held for not revealing contracts with oil majors

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