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Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Dangote Group

Africa's Richest Man to Invest Up to $50 Billion in U.S., Europe

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20 billion to $50 billion in the U.S. and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.

Maria Ramos, CEO, Barclays Africa

Barclays Africa 'divorce settlement' is not a sale deal: Maria Ramos, CEO, Barclays Africa

The British bank’s sell-down of its majority stake in its African subsidiary is still some way off.

First Bank of Nigeria ATMs

How Nigeria's banks are innovating

Nigeria’s relatively significant exposure to the oil and gas sector increased pressures on balance sheets and operations.

There's still room for growth. Credit: qz.com/Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye

The "Africa Rising" story isn't over yet, despite China's slowdown and flagging growth in Nigeria and South Africa

The idea that African economies are on the way up first became popular around 2010, buoyed by a commodities boom and improved governance across the continent. Now, with flat commodity prices and slowing demand from China, the narrative of “Africa Rising” has mostly fallen out of fashion.

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Looks Beyond Oil Industry for Angola Growth

Standard Chartered Plc will look beyond Angola’s oil and gas industry to pursue growth. The bank remains committed to Angola even as the country has had to deal with the plunge in crude prices.

During the past 10 years, the GDP of the 11 largest sub-Saharan Africa countries increased 51%, more than twice the world's 23%. Credit: bloombergview.com

Where's the Growth? Africa

Here’s a nice way to stump your companions: Ask them what part of the world has had the fastest economic growth over the last 10 years.

Bloomberg and Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) launch trading system for Ghana government bonds.

Bloomberg and Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) launch trading system for Ghana government bonds

Bloomberg and the Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) announce the launch of the Bloomberg E-Bond trading and market surveillance system, a new electronic trading system for Ghanaian government bonds which Bloomberg began operating in Ghana last month.

Oke Okaro, former Head of Mobile, Bloomberg. Credit: forbes.com

Bloomberg's former Head Of Mobile Oke Okaro on how smartphones will fuel innovation in Africa

Nigerian-born Oke Okaro, 41, is a product visionary, award winning technologist and pioneer in the U.S. mobile and connected devices industry.

Cobus Visagie looks to pass the ball during Springbok training in Cape Town in 2001. Source: Touchline Photo/ALLSPORT/Getty Images

Big-tackling ex-Springbok rugby player Cobus Visagie starts Africa fund

Cobus Visagie recalls making 18 tackles the day South Africa’s national rugby team kicked its way into the World Cup record books to defeat England.

Kenya and Nigeria in world's top 20 fastest-growing economies in 2015, says Bloomberg

Kenya and Nigeria among world's top 20 fastest-growing economies in 2015, says Bloomberg

Emerging markets in Asia and Africa still reign supreme: They’re at the top of global growth projections over the next two years.

The African Development Bank Collaborates with Bloomberg on the Launch of an African Bond Index

The African Development Bank Collaborates with Bloomberg on the Launch of an African Bond Index

The African Development Bank (AfDB) through the African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) has launched its AFMISM Bloomberg® African Bond Index.

Oke Okaro, Bloomberg's Global Head and GM of Mobile & Connected Devices

Cellphones - Shaping Africa: Oke Okaro, Bloomberg's Global Head and GM of Mobile & Connected Devices (Video)

Oke Okaro, Bloomberg’s Global Head and General Manager of Mobile and Connected Devices, speaks on what mobile expansion means for Africa.