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Sat,17Nov2018

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South Africa banks: ITV - Capitec Bank

CapitecCapitec Bank, the growing rival to the ‘big four’

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Commercial Bank of Africa: Powered by the Kenyatta clan

Commercial Bank of Africa
Founded in 1962, Commercial Bank of Africa is Kenya’s largest privately owned commercial bank. It is a market leader in mobile lending, with more than 20 million customers on M-Shwari, the mobile-lending service it co-owns with telecoms giant Safaricom.

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South Africa banking: start-up shake-up

 

monoliths of the South African banking landscape: Absa; Standard Bank and First National Bank. Photo: Mike Hutchings/ReutersSouth Africa is 'a marketplace without boundaries', says PwC, and new niche players are limbering up to compete with the country's top banks by offering digital, lower-cost financial services

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London Stock Exchange: London calling Africa

 

Vivo energy raised $742m on the LSE in May. Photo: Vivo energyAs African financial centres like Johannesburg and Casablanca grow and Brexit negotiations take over Britain’s agenda, will the City of London remain Africa’s financial capital?

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Mining firms say Zambia's tax hike plan would ruin economy

Zambian workers constructing a new $300 million copper smelter in Chingola, Zambia, in this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006 file photo. Photo: JOSEPH SCHATZ/AP/SIPAZambia's proposed mining tax increases would hobble Africa's second biggest copper industry, companies said on Thursday, a further warning to investors already concerned about the country's mounting debt.

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AITEO FOUNDER, BENEDICT PETERS WINS FORBES OIL & GAS LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2018

aiteo-logoInternational business leader and founder of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters was awarded Africa’s Oil and Gas Leader of the Year at the Forbes Best of Africa Gala which held at Forbes Headquarters, New York City on September 27, 2018.

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kenya: New challenges on the horizon

NEW CHALLENGES ON THE HORIZON

Banks are fighting the interest-rate cap and the government's push for a tax on large transactions as they implement new financial standards and continue to roll out mobile lending products

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