The manager of Airtel's Africa operations says that the years of difficulty are behind the company and that mobile internet and banking will buoy the firm's performance.
- Wednesday, 11 March 2015 13:25
- Julien Clémençot in Cape Town
- Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:25
South Africa's Harmony Gold said it has discovered gold and copper deposits at its Kili Teke exploration site in Papua New Guinea, which could be similar to its other resources in the Pacific Island nation.
- Thursday, 04 December 2014 13:30
- George Obulutsa in Nairobi
Safaricom launched Kenya's first fourth-generation (4G) Internet services on Thursday, seeking to capitalise on burgeoning mobile Internet use in the country.
- Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:48
- Nicholas Norbrook
Call them old-fashioned, but Kenyans are still using their mobile phones for talking. The head of Safaricom, Bob Collymore, however, has other plans.
- Friday, 03 October 2014 14:48
- Vincent Nwanmah in Lagos
Nigeria's Fidelity Bank (#34 in our rankings) dedicates more than 26% of its loans to the power, oil and gas sectors combined. As Shell[Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria] divest some of their assets in the Niger Delta, John obi, Executive Director of corporate banking at Fidelity Bank says the bank is supporting Nigerians to be able to acquire assets and their work on those assets.