Our archives on Africa
Interview transcript: Stephen Koseff, CEO, Investec
Date: Apr 14, 2014 | Author: Stephen KoseffStephen Koseff, CEO, Investec, talks about corporate financing, investments in technology, and building human capital.
Interview transcript: Roland Sassoon, CEO, Sasfin Bank
Date: Apr 11, 2014 | Author: Roland SassoonRoland Sassoon, CEO, Sasfin Bank, talks about the needs of target clients, assets and fees, and corporate financing.
“If you make products simple, cost is greatly reduced”
Date: Mar 17, 2014 | Author: ResearchAnton Friend, treasurer at South Africa’s Capitec Bank discusses the bank’s core focus on retail, factors that allowed it to gain a foothold in the country, and the service model.
“Global interest in trade partnerships with Africa cannot be overstated”
Date: Sep 05, 2013 | Author: Aneish KumarAneish Kumar, managing director and country executive at BNY Mellon India, feels that establishing domestic bank partnerships is key to tapping burgeoning trade opportunities in Africa.
South Africa’s ABSA Bank leads mobile banking innovation
Date: Mar 16, 2011 | Author: ResearchA case-study on the Best Retail Bank in South Africa and the Best Mobile Phone Banking Initiative in the international category at The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2011.
Governance is more important to Africa than aid
Date: Feb 08, 2011 | Author: Aditya PuriAfrica should be wary of the infrastructure-for-resources model of countries like China says Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.