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  • NSE & LSE to Partner, Drive African Capital Market

    By Makula Dunbar, 1:15 am

    From Ventures Africa Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Roger Gifford, has pledged that the City of London and its bourse LSE, will help the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) attain a leading role among African capital markets. Citing the bourse as the gateway to African capital market, Gifford said the NSE is currently […]

  • Namibian Stock Exchange to List Bank Windhoek Holdings

    By Makula Dunbar, 7:26 pm

    From All Africa Bank Windhoek Holdings’ anticipated listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) by late June would be the largest public offer of shares by a Namibian company since the establishment of the NSX. Bank Windhoek Holdings Limited’s (BWH) application for its primary listing on the Main Board of the NSX has been approved […]

  • Nigeria Stock Exchange Implements Alternative Securities Market, Welcomes SMEs

    By Makula Dunbar, 9:18 pm

    From Ventures Africa The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday inaugurated the Alternative Securities Market (ASEM), which is a platform for small businesses and SMEs in Nigeria to trade their equities on the NSE. The Small Businesses and Mid-Cap’s will be listed on the trading board of the NSE giving them opportunity to access the […]

  • Fastjet Flies Into South African Market, Splits Ownership

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:15 pm

    From Stock Market Wire Fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, has signed a memorandum of understanding with local South African investment company Blockbuster, with the objective of fastjet operating services in South Africa by the end of May Read more at

  • Mauritius’ Consumer Co. Africa Finance Business Expands in Nairobi

    By Makula Dunbar, 5:01 pm

    From Capital FM A Mauritius-based consumer finance company Africa Finance Business (afb) has opened a new office in Nairobi in a Sh250 million capital investment. This development brings the number of afb’s offices across Africa to four, with other offices operational in Lusaka, Accra and Cape Town. Speaking in Nairobi, afb’s Chief Executive Officer Karl […]

  • Poland Shows Investment Interest in The Gambia

    By Makula Dunbar, 4:32 pm

    FromAll Africa The Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, Tuesday received in audience Polish investors in Kanilai, West Coast Region. The eight-man delegation is in the country to meet with the authorities and explore investment opportunities. Speaking to reporters shortly after having audience with the Gambian leader, Maciej Chorazak, head of […]

  • Uganda Government Teams Up With World Bank to Finance Roads

    By Makula Dunbar, 11:07 pm

    From All Africa The Government has secured technical support in order to fast-track the construction of four multibillion road projects under a public private partnership (PPP). The finance ministry has allowed the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to engage the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, to be its […]

  • South Sudan New Home to Financial Advisory Firm Ernst & Young

    By Makula Dunbar, 9:19 pm

    From Financial Channel Ernst & Young has announced the opening of its new offices in Juba, South Sudan. The organization made this strategic decision to strengthen business relationships with government officials, private sector and donor agencies. The office will be lead by Patrick Kamau, Country Managing Partner for South Sudan who will work closely with […]

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