East Africa

Uganda: Safety first approach

‘Financial Sector Stability: Managing risk in a growing and fast-changing environment’ was the theme at this year’s annual conference of the Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) …

Tanzania: Magufuli wielding the big stick

“I will not give any money to failing banks.” In typical style, President John Magufuli has adopted a no-nonsense approach to the troubles of the …

African automobile sector motors ahead

Global automobile manufacturers are investing in Africa and local brands are making progress, but what are the real prospects for the industry across the continent?

Kenya’s banks feel the pressure

Kenya’s finance minister, Henry Rotich, surprised the country’s banking industry in June 2018 when he announced as part of his budget that the government intended …

Zimbabwe businesses reacts to Mnangagwa win

Zimbabwe held its first ever election not featuring Robert Mugabe this week. The keenly contested election saw incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa secure a narrow victory over …