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Bob Diamond, Chairman, Atlas Mara

Bob Diamond is back on the offensive

It was classic Bob Diamond. Never one to pass up a deal, he emerged as a possible buyer of Barclays Africa when Barclays announced its exit from the continent last year.

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.

Maria Ramos, CEO, Barclays Africa Group

Barclays and Barclays Africa Group agree on separation terms

Barclays Africa Group today announced that it has agreed terms for operational separation with UK-based Barclays PLC, which is reducing its shareholding in Barclays Africa.

Barclays pullout not Africa's problem

Barclays pullout not Africa's problem

Barclays will end its 90-year-long presence in Africa as soon as the UK bank can sell off the majority stake it owns in a regional subsidiary, fully exiting the continent where it employs 45,000 people and holds $70 billion in assets.

Brian Molefe, the newly appointed acting chief executive officer of power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., is a former senior Treasury official. Source: Transnet SOC Ltd./Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. via Bloomberg

South Africa Treasury ex-officials soothe investors in new roles

South Africa is increasingly turning to National Treasury officials from the country’s first decade of democratic rule to help steer key economic institutions and boost investor confidence.

Maria Ramos, CEO, Barclays Africa

Barclays Africa Applies for Nigeria Equities Trading License

Barclays Africa Group Ltd., which is expanding on the continent after buying most of its parent’s operations in Africa, has applied for an equities trading license in Nigeria in addition to a commercial license.


Barclays named "Best Bank in Ghana", "Best Investment Bank in Africa", and "Best M&A House in Africa" by Euromoney

Barclays has been named ‘Best Bank in Ghana’ by the prestigious global news publication Euromoney.