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.
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.
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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