Atlas Mara to cut jobs
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Atlas Mara to cut jobs

ATLAS Mara Ltd, the African banking group co-founded by former Barclays Plc CEO Bob Diamond,…

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Kenya caps bank interest rates
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Kenya caps bank interest rates

KENYA’S president Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law a bill limiting how much interest banks can…

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Mozambique economy in a tailspin
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Mozambique economy in a tailspin

EVEN by the standards of Africa, it’s been a wild ride for Mozambique. There’s little…

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Its simply the best crossover on the market
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Its simply the best crossover on the market

RECENTLY I spent a week in Los Angeles driving a massively posh V12 SUV, an…

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Africa’s $30bln rail  project holds key for trade
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Africa’s $30bln rail project holds key for trade

ON a sweltering Kenyan morning on the outskirts of a national wildlife park, Chinese and…

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China’s state companies in for shake up
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China’s state companies in for shake up

ABOUT three years ago, one of China’s richest men could not believe he was offered…

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Oil industry faces existential crisis
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Oil industry faces existential crisis

THE Saudis may go public, Opec’s in disarray, the US is suddenly a global exporter,…

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Oil headed for second annual decline
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Oil headed for second annual decline

OIL is headed for a second annual decline as a record pace of expansion in…

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China bullish for commodities
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China bullish for commodities

CHINA’s economic growth engine will drive raw materials demand in the long term, according to…

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VimpelCom budgets $900m for bribery fine
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VimpelCom budgets $900m for bribery fine

VIMPELCOM Ltd’s $900 million provision to cover possible U.S. and Dutch fines over bribery allegations…

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Power crisis self-induced
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Power crisis self-induced

Zambia’s overuse of the world’s biggest man-made reservoir to generate electricity has depleted its water…

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Try betting on women-led companies
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Try betting on women-led companies

JASON Baron uses an unusual metric for sizing up stocks: women. From his perch at US…

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Zambia powercuts intensify
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Zambia powercuts intensify

Zambia’s power shortage has intensified to reach half of the southern African country’s maximum demand…

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Suzuki divorces VW. . . vows to go it alone
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Suzuki divorces VW. . . vows to go it alone

SUZUKI Motor Corp, stung by its failed co-operation with Volkswagen AG, now plans to defend…

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Fiat heir to revamp Agnelli empire
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Fiat heir to revamp Agnelli empire

AS a boy, John Elkann watched his grandfather Gianni Agnelli build Italy’s biggest industrial fortune,…

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