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Nigeria retains interest rate at 12%

19/09/2014 15:43:39

Nigeria holds its monetary policy rate (MPR) at 12 per cent with a corridor of around 200 basis points (BPS).

Sierra Leone capital at standstill as Ebola lockdown begins

19/09/2014 15:29:39

Sierra Leone began a three-day lockdown on Friday in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus.

Nigeria finmin confident 2014 GDP growth will exceed 6%

19/09/2014 15:21:49

Nigeria's finance minister said she is confident that growth in 2014 will be around the government's latest forecast of 6.5 per cent.

Tightened lending regulations to impact S.Africa’s consumers

19/09/2014 13:16:16

South African consumers may find themselves under added pressure following a tightening of lending regulations in the banking space.


Strike expected to impact Astrapak’s HEPS

19/09/2014 11:15:19

The group said it expects to report a significant loss in headline earnings per share (HEPS) due to damaging effects of a strike in July.

PWM acquisition gives Rolfes’ revenue a boost

18/09/2014 11:00:58

Rolfes has stated that the inclusion of the PWM acquisition in its full year results contributed to an increase in revenue.

EOH HEPS rise by 32% to 446 cents

17/09/2014 13:28:09

EOH Holdings Limited reported a 32 per cent rise in its headline earnings per share to 446.6 cents up from 339 cents in 2013.

Jasco Electronics HEPS up 52%

17/09/2014 11:41:24

Jasco Electronics saw its headline earnings per share rise by 52 per cent to 0.5 cents from 0.3 cents in 2013.

Special Reports

S.Africa business leaders more open to innovation

19/09/2014 12:07:02

South African business leaders are more likely to encourage creative behaviour, this is according to the GE Global Innovation Barometer.

Opportunities abound for mHealth in Africa

19/09/2014 07:46:55

Africa presents a unique opportunity for those who wish to pioneer mHealth or mobile technology healthcare solutions on the continent.

Simulation training crucial to S.African healthcare space

19/09/2014 07:13:29

Facilities that allow for the simulation of real life situations are crucial to the training of future healthcare practitioners.

Tablet-sized ultrasound system to care for Africa’s mothers

13/09/2014 08:58:30

Royal Philips has introduced a tabled-sized clinical innovation system to address one of Africa’s biggest challenges – maternal health.


TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: the cheapness of life in Africa

19/09/2014 14:41:52

As a journalist, it makes me sick.

Farewell to a brave journalist: Steven Sotloff

05/09/2014 16:33:11

I never read any of his work, yet this week I mourn the gentle soul that was lost to journalism this week.

Power play in Mozambique

29/08/2014 09:04:09

As I write this column, generators are humming a few hundred kilometres away which should be music to Mozambican ears.

The African roots of Forbes magazine

22/08/2014 08:42:15

Next month, Forbes Africa will launch yet another billionaire in the continent to celebrate the completion of our third year of publication.

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