Kenya banks shares hit after rate cap move

President’s decision to sign legislation surprises industry

Kenya to cap interest rates on bank loans

President defies opposition from the central bank and industry

SABMiller exit shrinks springbok herd

Beginning of the end looms for South Africa’s City adventure

Shoprite: slowly does it

Supermarket chain’s bravado is not justified by its share performance

Miners sweat the big and small stuff

Groups abandon grandiose acquisitions and instead extract efficiency gains on existing assets

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Kenya perfects recipe for local TV success

Appetite for homegrown shows grows after overhaul of media rules

Nigeria’s Beloxxi lures buyout investment

Consortium led by 8 Miles invests $80m in biscuit maker

Poundland accepts increased £466m offer

Steinhoff sweetens bid for UK discount chain

Kenyan banks to cut interest rates

Sector seeks to stave off legal cap on commercial lending charges

Steinhoff in $3.8bn Mattress Firm deal

Acquisition-hungry South African retailer offers 115% premium

European lenders combine to target Africa

Groups pool stakes in banks across 20 countries

Cobalt’s $1.8bn Angola buyer pulls out

US group was seeking to offload oil asset in corruption probe

Uber drivers walk out in Nairobi dispute

Kenya protest at 35% price cut designed to combat rivals

‘Netflix of Nigeria’ to ‘Nollywood’

Jason Njoku set out to change the country’s film industry

Jan du Plessis: the reluctant salesman

SABMiller’s chairman has extracted highest price from AB InBev

LIA-Goldman courtroom clash on last lap

US investment bank and Libyan wealth fund case awaits judge’s ruling

SportPesa signs Hull City sponsorship deal

Betting company’s chief says investment is ‘scaling of a Kenyan brand into the global market’

Amplats suffers 58% plunge in earnings

Strike-hit platinum producer to push ahead with shake-up

Petra Diamonds to hit production target early

Miner will stop trying to maximise volumes as sector recovers

Elliott attacks £71bn SABMiller takeover

US hedge fund adds to investor concerns about payout options

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