May 2016 - African Business Magazine

Opinion: Businesses must help electrify Africa

On 10th February, US President Barack Obama signed the Electrify Africa act into law, committing his government to supporting his landmark development initiative, Power Africa.…

Barclays Africa: the tough sell

At the beginning of the year, tensions were running high in the head office of Barclays Africa Group (BAGL) in Johannesburg, with stories being thrown around of banking giant Barclays PLC – the multinational and systemically important bank registered in the UK – planning on pulling out of Africa.…

Is Kenya’s Nairobi National Park under threat?

Following a series of sensational headlines and footage in recent months of lions escaping Nairobi National Park, attacking citizens and being put down by authorities, there are questions over what the future holds for the urban sanctuary.