Blog entries from: The Africa Chronicles


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April 9 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Apr 9 2014, 16:41:00

Kenyan multi-millionaire and manufacturing magnate Manu Chandaria, the chairman of Comcraft Group, plans to list some subsidiaries of his conglomerate on a stock exchange.

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April 7 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Mon Apr 7 2014, 18:19:00

Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Morocco's multimillionaire Minister of Trade and Industry, has presented the most ambitious industrial plan ever proposed in his country.

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From The Africa Chronicles Mon Apr 7 2014, 16:42:00

Former Barclays bank boss Bob Diamond and Mara Group founder Ashish Thakkar on Sunday struck a deal to acquire a controlling interest in the commercial banking subsidiary of the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), a bank owned by the Rwandan government.

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April 3 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Thu Apr 3 2014, 18:44:00

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud met with Nigeria's Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo in Riyadh to discuss investment, trade and bilateral economic relations between Saudi Arabia and Nigeria.

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April 1 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Tue Apr 1 2014, 17:36:00

British-Sudanese telecom billionaire Mo Ibrahim explains why he believes his $5 million annual prize for excellence in African leadership is still important.

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March 28 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Mar 28 2014, 17:16:00

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote and Lagos state Governor Babatunde Fashola are reportedly employing Nigerian police officers to forcefully evacuate residents of a rural community in Lagos in order to facilitate Dangote's acquisition of a large parcel of land.

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March 26 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Mar 26 2014, 15:17:00

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, is planning to acquire a stake in a Nigerian gas field owned by Anglo-Dutch multinational energy giant, Shell.

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March 25 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Tue Mar 25 2014, 17:36:00

A handful of incredible African women are building successful tech companies that are upending industries and setting industry standards in Africa. These are 10 you need to know.

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March 24 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Mon Mar 24 2014, 17:50:00

Africa's largest media company, Naspers, has invested $75 million in Souq, the largest online retailer in the United Arab Emirates.

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March 20 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Thu Mar 20 2014, 13:09:00

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe is launching a new financial services company that will focus on insurance, private equity and asset management

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