Kenya outruns rest of East Africa

Of the five countries that make up the East African Community (EAC) bloc, Kenya’s banks are still the trailblazers in the region, followed by Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi respectively.…

Ghana: Bracing against Ebola syndrome

The worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has not only claimed over 2,000 lives in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, it is devastating societies and economies.…

Globus, Jubilee tie up to boost pan-African insurance

The appointment of Kenya’s Jubilee Insurance CEO, Patrick Tumbo, as a director of the largely West African-dominated pan-African Globus Network, marks a significant new era of increased East-West African financial partnership.…

Say hi to Jambojet

Africa, particularly Eastern Africa, is slowly, painfully but determinedly inching its way towards fully fledged low-cost carriers.…

October 2014

This issue looks at Africa’s millionaires.…