Mobile’s Last Barriers

Sub-Saharan Africa is already light years ahead of the rest of the world in advancing mobile banking. Now, governments are pressing for more cross-system compatibility.

Markets Cheer Change in Pretoria

The rand and South African stocks rallied on the news of Zuma's removal as the republic's president, but challenges remain for his successor.

Algeria | No Welcome Mat

Algeria | No Welcome Mat

Serious problems detract from Algeria’s foreign direct investment appeal, although the government is making efforts to improve.

Q&A With Central Bank Governor of Lebanon

Riad Salamé, governor of Lebanon’s central bank, discusses economic conditions for his country and the region in general, and how Lebanon benefits from its “strong, healthy and conservative banking sector.”

 

Africa 2017 | Top 25 Companies

Africa is emerging from last year’s slump, but slow growth of its largest economies is impeding recovery for many of its corporates.