Locals tap oil majors’ Niger delta retreat

Seplat Petroleum Development Company workers on one of their faciulities in Nigeria
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Homegrown companies taking growing share of country’s assets

Shell nears sale of Nigeria oilfields

$5bn deal with domestic buyers is double initial estimates

Oil auction may end badly for Nigeria

Foreign oil groups cannot be blamed for losing their nerves

South Africa output rises 0.6 per cent

Africa’s most developed economy avoids recession

South Africa’s four big banks downgraded

Moody’s says move reflects ‘lower likelihood of systemic support’

Shoprite: still not on sale

African retailer is a strong operator in a tough market; for now, the market is winning

Goldman withdraws request in Libya row

A pre-trial hearing in $1bn case is scheduled for early October

Bankers insist Abil an isolated case

South Africa’s major banks have become more conservative

Coronation’s humbling from Abil crisis

Asset manager apologises amid fallout over lender

Sim Tshabalala, 46yrs old, joint chief executive of the Standard Bank Group Limited and chief executive of Standard Bank South Africa at his office in Johannesburg's CBD. Behind him is a portrait by one of South Africa's most renowned artists, Irma Stern.
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Sim Tshabalala, joint CEO Standard Bank

The joint head of Africa’s largest bank does not shy away from discussing apartheid’s legacy

Asset tracing: Follow the money

Efforts to track and recover stolen funds are gaining ground but obstacles remain

African Minerals considers founder’s role

WHO backs experimental Ebola drugs

Death toll from west African epidemic climbs to 1,013

AngloGold restarts 2 mines in S Africa

Miner keeps output targets despite earthquake hitting production

S African rescue plan will split Abil

Lender has suffered a 90 per cent drop in its share price

Crisis deepens at South Africa’s Abil

Bank’s survival looks dependent on its main shareholders

MTN presses head with Syria licence plan

Mobile phone operator defends expansion amid civil conflict

African Bank Investments shares plunge 60%

South African bank falls foul of its aggressive lending model

African Minerals: Sloshing sound

Largest west African iron ore producer proves a dangerous investment

China seeks to work with US in Africa

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