EgyptAir: What is known about the crash

Terrorism speculation lingers despite no evidence or claim of responsibility

Old Mutual building at 2 Lambeth Hill, City of London.

Old Mutual nears deal to sell US business

South African group nears deal with AMG as part of retrenchment

PIC eyes Barclays Africa black consortium

South Africa fund manager is already a leading shareholder in the bank

Data suggest fire onboard EgyptAir flight

Seven warning messages sent in the minutes before A320 went down

Rolls-Royce faces Nigeria corruption probe

UK investigators examine role of engineering company

African lenders use mobile phone data

New credit scoring enables small businesses to access financing more easily

Lonmin shares jump on improved results

South African platinum miner reports benefits of cost-cutting

Diamond market faces ‘fragile recovery’

De Beers, world’s largest gem producer by value, warns of unstable economic environment

Underground at Great Noligwa mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti

South African miners to sue over diseases

Court gives go-ahead to lawsuit focused on silicosis and TB

The headquarters of the Serious Fraud Office in Westminster.
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Banknotes boss bribed Nigerian official

Peter Chapman given 30 months’ jail for paying £143,000 in bribes

Nigeria crude output drops to 20-year low

International oil companies shut down production after warning of attacks

Safaricom banks strong growth

Mpesa money platform helps drive profits at Kenya telecoms group

Three Nigerian bank CEOs questioned

Probe sends shockwaves through sector weakened by oil exposures

Bob Diamond faces rough ride in Africa

Comeback plans by lender’s former chief executive have struggled

Barclays: retreat from Africa

This is a bad time for a forced sale

Barclays sells stake in African subsidiary

South Africa’s state-owned pension fund manager has bought 10% of the shares being sold

Libya regime’s oil group defies UN ban

Tanker barred from Malta drops anchor in international waters

Egyptian satire and slim propaganda text

The country is more repressive than during the rule of Mubarak

Malta turns back illegal Libya oil tanker

Eastern authority’s attempt to sell crude seen as threat to unity government

Atlas Mara weighs up Barclays Africa deal

Bob Diamond’s investment company in talks over potential merger


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