Banker Albert Essien talks about the management troubles at Ecobank, its plans for consolidation, and how to manage culture and training across a pan-African institution.
- Monday, 22 December 2014 14:45
- Nicholas Norbrook
- Monday, 22 December 2014 13:55
- Masimba Tafirenyika
Despite having being ranked second and sixth among the 10 top countries with the highest economic growth rates in the world in 2013, Sierra Leone and Liberia are among the world's poorest. The Ebola epidemic has exposed the weakness of healthcare systems that have been neglected in many African countries for so long.
- Monday, 22 December 2014 13:29
Saudi Arabia convinced its fellow OPEC members that it is not in the group's interest to cut oil output however far prices may fall, the kingdom's oil minister Ali al-Naimi said in an interview with the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES).
- Monday, 22 December 2014 12:41
- Silvia Antonioli in London
Britain's data watchdog has dismissed Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's claims against a campaign group which used data to link him and his BSGR mining business to corruption in Guinea, saying the group enjoyed exemptions for journalists.
- Friday, 19 December 2014 17:57
- Dasmani Laary
The government of Ghana, in a historical move, has closed down one of the many witches' camps at Bonyasi, a community in Central Gonja District in the northern part of the country, housing suspected witches for years without trial.
- Friday, 19 December 2014 15:49
- Dasmani Laary
Ghana has admitted that it is privatising the country's power utility as part of conditions to access foreign funding, barely six months after it dismissed reports about the move.