Kenya sees GDP grow 25% after revision

East Africa hub economy may be able to apply for commercial loans

London Mining facing financing crisis

Iron ore group struggling with drop in price of mineral

LSE seeks African company listings in UK

Bourse working to attract blue-chips to list in UK

David Stevenson, MFT Byline.

Banking on African growth

Bob Diamond’s new venture is worth backing

Africa’s MTN reinvents itself via music

Mobile operator seeks to transform itself into content provider

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‘Emerging Africa’, by Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

A homegrown guide to an African future. Review by Katrina Manson

Goldman admits cultivating ties with Libya fund

Bank’s filings reveal ‘strategic partnership’ with Gaddafi regime

South Africa joins sukuk bond rush

$500m sale more than four times subscribed

Qatari lender buys Ecobank stake

Move a sign of growing Gulf appetite for African assets

SABMiller’s Heineken bid sparks rumours

Talk increases of wider consolidation among brewers

AngloGold abandons plans to break up

Investor backlash forces gold miner into U-turn

South Africa to prop up power utility

Eskom to get capital injection as it battles to keep lights on

Week in Review, September 13

Santander, Apple, Google, RBS and AngloGold also in the news

Paulson attacks AngloGold spin-off plan

Equity issue would dilute value for shareholders

Eni chief  probed over $1bn Nigerian deal

Milan prosecutors examine 2011 oilfield acquisition

BSGR seeks halt to Guinea iron ore auction

Tribunal asked for restitution of mining rights

AngloGold in shake-up after prices fall

South African miner to spin off international operations

DR Congo tests waters with huge dam plan

Grand Inga power plant still faces several obstacles

Dubai to take $300m Dangote Cement stake

State group’s investment will spread portfolio into west Africa

China graduates flock to francophone Africa

French speakers swap state jobs for adventures


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