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Articles from African Business (October 1, 2007)

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2020: let the people know; Progress and respect for Nigeria. Letter to the editor 332
A billion customers waiting: the unbanked in Africa and other developing countries constitute an enormous potential for profitable expansion for commercial banks, according to a new study. Tom Nevin reports. Nevin, Tom 599
A tale of two sectors. Company rankings 2138
AB guide to African currencies. Statistical table 505
Access bank's Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede: competitive, not aggressive. Versi, Anver 2133
Africa's richest man? 128
Africa's top 100 bank. Company rankings 2882
African growth will hit 6% this year, says report: this year's African Economic Outlook, compiled by the African Development Bank and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, paints a positive picture of the continent's overall performance over the past year. Neil Ford reviews the report. Ford, Neil 1501
African logistics: building capacity. Ntiru, James Letter to the editor 276
African union: a bank for Africa? Impatient at delays in promised development and aid capital from developed countries, the African Union (AU) will establish an investment bank in the next three years. Nevin, Tom 597
Afriqiyah takes first delivery. 129
An excellent year for African banks. Siddiqi, Moin Industry overview 1681
Are foreigners distorting land prices? Nevin, Tom 1515
Awards for business excellence. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 182
Bank of Mauritius celebrates 40 years. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 203
Bank of Namibia gets new communications head. Brief article 104
Blue men's blues: songs from the desert. Sound recording review 786
BNP Paribas teams up with Sahara. Rosenberg, Anna 160
Brazil, India will spur coal output: Mozambique, blessed with plentiful natural resources, will soon be able to exploit its large coal reserves through a deal with a Brazilian company. India's Tata Steel is also poised to follow suit. Neil Ford reports. Ford, Neil 1563
China: problems of success. Ford, Glyn 1103
Chinese boost Kenya geothermal ambitions: geothermal power is clean and cheap, and Kenya has plenty of it in the Great Rift Valley. But new investment in this source has been hard to come by--until recently with the entry of the Chinese. Ford, Neil 1484
Declaring war on counterfeiters and pirates. Chalker, Baroness Lynda 1427
Dominic Bruynseels resigns from Absa. Rosenberg, Anna 80
East Africa's branding boom: the intense rivalry between telecoms providers in East Africa is driving the advertising industry to new heights. Mark J Sorbara reports. Sorbara, Mark J. 797
Ecobank's Arnold Ekpe: building Africa's first true multinational. Versi, Anver Interview 2645
Economy set to grow--if calm prevails: Congo-Brazzaville could be entering a new phase of political calm as well as a spurt in economic growth following a rise in the production of oil. Analysis by Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 971
Egypt launches initiative. Brief article 166
Emerging markets. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 172
End of the 'blood diamond' syndrome? Liberia has now resumed the diamond trade and licences are being issued. However, the government must entrench policies to prevent a recurrence of the 'blood diamonds' syndrome. Report by Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 1583
Fan-parks will attract one million visitors: in his regular briefing watch on how preparation for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is shaping up, Tom Nevin reports on how 'fan parks' can boost attendance and quell complaints that the construction boom is bypassing smaller businesses. Nevin, Tom 1256
FCMB supports 'culture of excellence'. Brief article 293
Flaring ban deadline to stay: the deadline for the end of associated gas flaring in Nigeria is to stand, despite protests from some operators. At current prices, Nigeria is losing billions of dollars and also adding to climate change by flaring most of its gas. Report by Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 1524
Food is the new oil. Versi, Anver Editorial 897
Glossary of keybanking terminology. Glossary 1014
How to turn Africa into a land of milk and money. Bhatnagar, S.S. 1686
Kenyan banks given all-clear. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 149
Libya to fund African industry: Bashir Saleh Bashir, one of Muammar Ghadaffi's closest advisors, serves as the chairman and managing director of the Libya Africa Portfolio, the investment arm of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. He spoke exclusively to African Banker at his Tripoli office. Williams, Stephen Column 1507
Major setback for CBN currency plans: the proposal by the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria that the currency would be redenominated next year was seen as a logical outcome of the country's strong financial position; it therefore came as a shock when Abuja announced its suspension. What lay behind the move? Neil Ford and Anver Versi report. Ford, Neil; Versi, Anver 1567
Mauritius goes for Islamic banking. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 149
Mauritius leads but Kenya shows strength in depth. Company rankings 2348
Mercedes to make new 'C' class in S Africa: Mercedes-Benz will start manufacturing its new 'C' class vehicles in East London by the end of the year. The vehicles are destined for both the local and export markets. Report by Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 788
Minister warns of shortages. Brief article 172
Mo Ibrahim resigns as Celtel chairman. Brief article 213
Morocco pulls ahead. 2147
Namibia's Cell One goes for growth. Brief article 144
New bank will bridge Africa and Asia. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 229
New MD for CFX bank, Zimbabwe. 366
New solar computer launched. Brief article 150
Nigeria's 2020 vision: a plea from the diaspora. Balogon, Tunde Letter to the editor 573
Pan-African women's bank mooted. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 105
Promotions at Stanbic Bank Botswana. Brief article 164
S African customers alerted. Rosenberg, Anna Brief article 206
Stirred and shaken, Nigeria still rises to the top. Industry overview 2431
Telecom TV: the boob tube? Shapiro, Robby Letter to the editor 236
The battle for Durban's expansion begins. Ford, Neil 1524
The sub-prime debacle--should we worry? The US sub-prime mortgage debacle has already incurred losses of around $100bn but the fallout is far from over. Has the contagion spread to Africa? Siddiqi, Moin 726
The Zimbabwe question: readers' dialogue. Rutsinga, Alex Letter to the editor 574
Tribute to African women in finance. Versi, Anver Editorial 751
Tuninvest: sustainable profits. Yedder, Omar Ben Interview 1309
What you should know about Basel 2. 2353
Women power in African finance. 5694
Woodside pull-out shock. Brief article 113
World Bank funding for Africa hits $5.8bn. Brief article 138

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