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Ecobank launches biggest-ever African share offer

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Former Chief Economic Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Phillip Asiodu has said the historic $2.5 billion cross border Hybrid Offer of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) is an indication that the economies of African nations has recorded appreciable growths over the past few years.

Safaricom acquires 51% stake in One Communications Ltd.

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Safaricom Ltd has acquired a 51% stake in One Communications Limited.

Global SRI Community Support Africa investor SRI Index Initiative

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

The European Social Investment Forum (EUROSIF), Social Investment Forum (SIF), SRI World/Social and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have joined Africa investor, the UN Office for Partnerships and New Partnership For Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to co-convene a roundtable to launch the first Pan African investable SRI Index initiative.

Africa Investor & UNIDO partner on Africa Investment Climate Summit and CEO Forum

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Africa Investor, an international investment research and communication group, announced today it will partner with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to co-host an Africa Investment Climate Summit and CEO Forum, 27-28 October, Hilton Hotel, Durban, South Africa.

Africa investor Index Series Awards Shortlist Announced

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment research and communication Group, announced today the shortlist for its prestigious Ai Index Series Awards, to be held at the New York Stock Exchange on the 15th September 2008.

Mobinil Announces First Half 2008 Earnings

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Mobinil continues to lead mobile telecommunications in the Egyptian market with 17.518 million subscribers; 2.401 million net additions; revenue growth of 21%; EBITDA growth of 13% and consolidated net income growth of 1% over the same period last year on a proforma basis.

IPO Summit companies to head for Africa investor Index series Summit at NYSE

Friday, August 8th, 2008

The Africa investor IPO Summit, held in association with the JSE, concluded a day of dynamic discussions with companies and investors signing up to participate at the Africa investor Index Series Summit at the NYSE 15th September 2008.

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