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Modernisation in the DRC, part 5
25/09/2015 - International report

Modernisation in the DRC, part 5

In our fith and last report on the modernisation in the DRC, correspondent Patrice Chitera looks at how hundreds of civil servants are receiving their salaries through bank system.

African press review 6 August 2015

The Nigerian press feeds fat on President Muhammadu Buhari’s declared war against corruption.

African press review 5 August 2015

Newspapers in Nigeria are selling like hot cake as they publish the identities of hundreds of individuals and companies named and shamed by banks as the country’s worse debtors.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seen on a television monitor while addressing the nation in Athens, Greece July 1, 2015.
01/07/2015 - Greece-Africa

Greece's economic woes are painful reminder of Africa's agony, analysts

Greece inched closer to dropping out of the eurozone on Wednesday, after defaulting on its 1.5 billion euro payment to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF rejected Athen's last-minute request for an extension, leading to scenes of chaos outside Greek banks.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (front) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrive for a meeting at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2015 (SPIEF 2015) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 19, 2015
20/06/2015 - Greece-Russia

Greece looks to Putin as debt negotiation deadline looms

As Eurozone leaders prepare for a special summit this Monday to try and clinch a deal on Greece's debt crisis, Athens is set to hold talks with Moscow, 12 days before it must either pay back its creditors or go bust.


African press review 12 June 2015

Things are not getting any easier for the collapsed African Bank. If South African President Jacob Zuma thinks we're going to forget about those security upgrades at Nkandla, he's wrong.
New evidence bears out Jérôme Kerviel's claim that Société Générale knew if his risk-taking, the politcians argue
27/05/2015 - FRANCE

French MPs call for review of rogue trader Kerviel's case

A cross-party group of six French politicians have called on Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to reopen the case of rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel following new testimony from the head ...
Donald Kaberuka, outgoing president of the African Development Bank
26/05/2015 - African economy

Who will be Africa's next top banker?

The African Development Bank is meeting this week for their annual meeting and will decide who among the eight candidates will become the next president of the African Development Bank.
Premier Bank is the second international bank to be launched in Mogadishu
22/05/2015 - Somalia

Somalia's new international bank brings more debit cards to war-torn country

A new international bank has been launched in Mogadishu, the latest sign of life in the city after more than two decades of civil war which engulfed its bright lights.

Gilbert Chikli. File 2010.
21/05/2015 - France - Israel

French crook sentenced to 7 years for million-euro hoax

Gilbert Chikli was sentenced in absentia on Wednesday for swindling dozens of top French banks and businesses.