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Hervé Falciani in France in October
27/11/2015 - Switzerland - France

Swissleaks whistleblower sentenced to six years in jail in absentia

A Swiss court has sentenced the former HSBC employee behind the Swissleaks tax evasion revelations to five years in prison.
Interview: Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu on France-Nigeria business ties
17/11/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Interview: Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu on France-Nigeria business ties

Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu was in Paris to meet with French business leaders to discuss investments in Africa and France.
Entrepreneurship in Senegal, part 4
29/10/2015 - International report

Entrepreneurship in Senegal, part 4

With the launch of its subsidiary Manko in 2013, Société Générale de Banques au Sénégal (SGBS) is one of the few banks that offers a banking solution to ...
Jerome Kerviel at Paris' administrative court to protest against a generous tax break awarded to his former bank Societe Generale. October 15, 2015
15/10/2015 - France

French ex-trader tells Societe Generale to refund tax-payers' money

Former French stock-trader Jerome Kerviel, famous for losing one of France's largest banks nearly 5 billion euros, has criticized a decision by the administration to award Societe Generale a ...
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.