23
SEP
2015

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE – 23 SEPTEMBER 2015

In his recent official visit to France, President Muhammadu Buhari said that he did not support further devaluation of the naira. The President and the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) Governor seem aligned on this key economic policy, which comes in the wake of Nigeria being...
18
SEP
2015

TGAIS Interview with Baroness Lynda Chalker

The second Global African Investment Summit will run in partnership with six African state houses and is the only platform that brings together the public and private sectors to discuss specific transactions, access to finance, and over 150 bankable projects in sub-Saharan Africa...
17
SEP
2015

GHANA NEWS UPDATE – 17 SEPTEMBER 2015

From 21 September, Ghana will begin its Eurobond road show which seeks to raise US$1.5 billion from investors in the United Kingdom, Germany, and United States (“U.S”). The amount will go towards managing Ghana’s liabilities and support the 2015 budget. The government team will...
16
SEP
2015

KENYA INVESTMENT ROUNDTABLE HELD IN LONDON

On 10 September, Africa Matters Limited held a Kenya Investment Event in collaboration with Barclays. The event brought together senior Cabinet Secretaries from Kenya and international business executives, with the aim to develop public-private sector relations and encourage...
15
SEP
2015

KENYA NEWS UPDATE – 15 SEPTEMBER 2015

A conclusion is yet to be made regarding the Ugandan oil pipeline, in spite of a recent agreement between President Uhuru Kenyatta (“Kenyatta”) of Kenya and President Yoweri Museveni (“Museveni”) of Uganda. Total Uganda is in discussions with Tanzania regarding an alternative...
10
SEP
2015

EVENT: Kenya Investment Roundtable, London

10 September 2015, London. On 10 September, Africa Matters Limited held a Kenya Investment Event in collaboration with Barclays. The event brought together senior Cabinet Secretaries from Kenya and international business executives, with the aim to develop public-private sector...
09
SEP
2015

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE – 9 SEPTEMBER 2015

International participation in Nigeria’s capital markets is now below 10 percent as against 27 percent in 2013, illustrating slumping confidence in the Nigerian economy. Further outflows are to ensue after the delisting of Nigeria from JP Morgan’s emerging-market government...
02
SEP
2015

GHANA NEWS UPDATE – 2 SEPTEMBER 2015

The International Monetary Fund (“IMF”) has called on the Government of Ghana to make provisions for a fully costed election to avoid fiscal overruns in the 2016 budget. Budget overruns have historically characterised the electoral cycle and the IMF in anticipation of potential...