October 2014 Archives - African Business Magazine

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Nigeria: Return of the banking czars

Two of Nigeria’s legendary bankers, Jim Ovia, founder of Zenith Bank Plc, and Tony Elumelu, the former chief executive of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, are back leading their respective banks after a four-year enforced departure.…

All systems on go for Mozambique LNG

While new oil and gas production in Niger and Cameroon will be welcomed by their respective governments, there is nothing on the west coast of Africa to compare with developments in the continent’s newest province: Eastern Africa.…

Morocco: Casablanca moves up in the world

Morocco has now been included in the prestigious Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) and the North African country also hosted the launch of the 16th edition of the international ranking body.…

Tanzania: Going nuts over cashew

 

Tanzania is one of the largest producers of cashew nuts in Africa and with the world demand for this commodity set to expand substantially, the revenue potential is excellent.…

Climate smart, not climate change

Over the millennia, African farmers and herders have faced constant climatic challenges and usually found ways to adapt to them.…

The pros and cons of EAC monetary union

There has been very vocal interest in regional integration, including monetary integration, in Africa over the decades since independence.…