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Zambia Forestry breaks six-year Lusaka Exchange drought

Tom Minney explains why Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation’s February listing brought relief to the Lusaka Securities Exchange

Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation Ltd broke a six-year listing drought and brought welcome relief to the Lusaka Securities Exchange on 12 February.…

Innovation is on the agenda

Rentia van Tonder has been the driving force behind Standard Bank’s strategy to become the most active funder of power projects in Africa.…

Closing Africa’s MSME finance gap

Africa’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have traditionally found it hard to acquire bank credit, but the fintech revolution is now helping to make lending to them a viable business.

“There is no lack of ambitious plans. It is in implementation that Africa falls short,” Dolika Banda, CEO at ARC

When you have scaled the heights of both the US and Europe’s financial sector, risen through the ranks of the world’s principle development finance institutions, been a director at the largest pan-African bank, and steered the Africa department at Britain’s most important investment corporation, you might be forgiven for deciding, at some point, to rest on your laurels and take a prolonged break.