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Ghana Banks Victims Of Their Own Success?

Ghana’s banking sector has been quietly but steadily building up its assets, and is now poised to reap the rewards of an economy in rude health and expected to improve even more as oil revenues vitalise other sectors.…

What Is Private Equity?

At its simplest form, ‘private equity’ is investing in shares in companies that are not ‘public’, which means they are not listed for trading on a stock exchange.

Access Bank’s Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Four years after their first meeting, African Banker editor Anver Versi renews his acquaintance with one of the most dynamic bankers in Africa – Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the chief executive of Nigeria’s Access Bank.…

Sanusi’s Clean Sweep

Mallam Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s central bank governor, was presented in March with the Global Central Bank Governor of the Year award.…

Women To The Fore

There has been considerable activity in the Mauritian banking industry as the country enjoys an upsurge of FDI.…

Africa Is Sweet Spot For Citigroup

Global financial investors continue to be enticed by the economic indicators that point to Africa’s rapid growth potential.…

Asia, Africa Spur Financial Recovery

While the global financial crisis appears to have been contained, stress fractures continue to appear in various parts of the world.…