The International Monetary Fund has lowered its forecasts for Burkina Faso's economic growth in 2014 and 2015 to 5 per cent.
Seven of Nedbank Private Wealth’s wealth managers have moved to Sanlam Private Wealth in Johannesburg.
The South Africa cabinet has approved the appointment of Daniel Matjila as the chief of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).
The more African private equity (PE) markets evolve, the clearer it becomes that smaller deals can offer greater value.
The short-term insurance industry can expect a few difficult years ahead, says Lion of Africa Insurance chief executive, Adam Samie.
Kenya’s treasury has cut down the amount it intends to borrow through Treasury bills and bonds by 36.8 per cent.
Spending in South Africa expanded at an annualised 2.6 per cent in the third quarter of the year.
The South Africa rand fell to 9-week lows against the dollar on Friday.
Business activity in Egypt expanded in November for a fourth month but growth slowed almost to a standstill.
Confidence in the building sector has jumped up 15 points to 60 points in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to an FNB/BER index.
The seasonally-adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 53.3 points in November – its best level since August 2013.
South Africa's rand fell to a week's low against the dollar on Friday.
Some investors in failed South African lender African Bank Investments (Abil) have received offers for its preference shares.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Germany's BASF SE and Standard Bank and one other big platinum and palladium dealers have been sued in the US.
Despite many economic challenges, Moody’s sees favourable economic growth for Mozambique.
Poor estate planning is one of the main hindrances to preserving family wealth throughout several generations.
The repurchase rate will remain unchanged at 5.75 per cent per annum, says South African Reserve Bank governor, Lesetja Kganyago.
Ghana aims to narrow its budget deficit to 6.5 per cent of GDP in 2015, from a projected 9.6 per cent this year.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded five largest South African banks by one notch to Baa2 (stable) from Baa1.
Ratings’ agency Moody's Investors Service has confirmed Capitec Bank’s Ba2 long-term deposit ratings with a stable outlook.