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Chris Kay

Chris Kay

    Ebola threatens growth as costs squeeze budgets - Moody's
    Ebola threatens growth as costs squeeze budgets - Moody's
    The world's worst outbreak of Ebola may inflict "broad" economic damage on the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according...
    Bloodshed raises risk in Nigeria
    Bloodshed raises risk in Nigeria
    Nigeria's worst violence in two years poses a threat to the momentum Nigeria has built from years of economic growth, said executives at a business...
    KFC follows Nigerian fast food pioneer in African growth
    KFC follows Nigerian fast food pioneer in African growth
    When investment banker Ebele Enunwa moved to Nigeria's oil industry hub more than a decade ago, he was distraught by a lack of places he wanted...
    Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law
    Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law
    The gains that had made Uganda's shilling the second-best performing African currency this year are evaporating after President Yoweri Museveni...
    Nigeria's naira drops as investor flows reduce
    Nigeria's naira drops as investor flows reduce
    The naira weakened for a second day to its lowest since 2011 as investor inflows were said to have slowed and foreign exchange demand remained...
    Africa’s richest man Dangote mulls buying Nigeria oil fields
    Africa’s richest man Dangote mulls buying Nigeria oil fields
    Dangote Group, controlled by Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote, is considering the purchase of Nigerian oil fields as international companies...
    Ecobank whistleblower Do Rogo steps down
    Ecobank whistleblower Do Rogo steps down
    Ecobank said Laurence do Rego, the group executive director of risk and finance who reported senior management to Nigerian regulators over...
    FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
    FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
    FirstRand, South Africa’s second-biggest financial-services company, would consider buying Nigeria’s Mainstreet Bank or Keystone...
    Rand rallies for fourth day thanks to China
    Rand rallies for fourth day thanks to China
    The rand's appreciation boosted growth prospects for the biggest buyer of South African raw materials.
    Nollywood goes global as Nigeria filmmakers fight for more funding
    Nollywood goes global as Nigeria filmmakers fight for more funding
    Obi Emelonye had to battle Lagos airport bureaucrats, indifferent banks and skeptical peers to release his plane-crash thriller, a movie...
    Rand depreciates after manufacturing, mining data falls
    Rand depreciates after manufacturing, mining data falls
    South Africa's factory output rose 2.2% after gaining a revised 7.1% in April, Pretoria-based Statistics South Africa said on its...