All articles in 'Finance and Banking'


Re-building a Healthy Financial System and Banking...

The most important factor in selecting a bank today is the ability to create a deep relationship; th...

23rd June 2009
Frontier Market Returns

Frontier markets present an economically viable untapped potential with long term benefits.

15th July 2008
Africa Frontier Markets Attract Rogue Investors

The recent meltdown of the developed securities market due to high oil prices and bleak inflation ou...

22nd July 2008
Widening Income Gap: Good for Africa ?

A BBC World programme claimed that one of China’s biggest problems is that its high rate of economic...

29th July 2008
Investment: Why Pulling Out of Zimbabwe is Busines...

No company with long term investments in Zimbabwe is going to be in a hurry to walk away. Doing so w...

5th August 2008
Cyber Crime: Nigeria Must Not Bury its Head in the...

Why would anyone with their senses travel to a country they never did contract, had no connection bu...

10th August 2008
Underdevelopment in Africa: Banking Sector Respons...

Every problem presents an opportunity. The African population presents a very wide market that banks...

19th August 2008
Launch of Zambia's New Collective Investment Schem...

Unit Trusts are a structured and formal way for various investors to pool their money together and h...

26th August 2008
Marketing Tips Made Easy

The capacity to elicit enthusiasm in others using emotions, while maintaining control over yours cre...

1st September 2008
Kudos Ernest Bai Koroma and Ida Odinga

To the hoi polloi and wretched of the world, please do not fear to raise your voices to stop this ga...

8th September 2008
The Liquidity Hangover

Leaders in the world are harping on the monetary and financial abuses of the international banking s...

15th September 2008
Banking the Unbanked: Going Mobile in Africa

The mobile phone, a key economic driver, is used to make several things possible

9th September 2008
Kenyan Banks: Strategic Vision or Ill-fated Overst...

Analysts have attributed the sudden surge in acquisition interest by the international banks to the...

21st September 2008
The Start of the United States Fall from World Pow...

Nothing that Senators John McCain and Barack Obama promise or actually do if elected US President, w...

23rd September 2008
The Government-Created Subprime Crisis

Half the mortgages in the world’s biggest economy have been re-nationalised. That’s right re-nationa...

23rd September 2008
Microfinance: Key to Achieving MDGs

The success of micro-finance in Africa will require joint efforts by the governments, the private se...

28th September 2008
Financial Crisis: Is China Swallowing the US ?

China has accumulated billions in foreign reserves while America has effectively bankrupted itself.S...

28th September 2008
Does the EU Want America to Fall?

A giant rift in monetary policy has left the U.S. and the rest of the West deeply divided. Is the Eu...

30th September 2008
US Financial Crisis: Harvard's Credibility Questio...

Those unquestionably intelligent and competent Wall Street brokers, many of them graduates of Harvar...

4th October 2008
Zimbabwe Banking Blues Persist

An environment starving its citizens of liberty, property rights and the Rule of Law, even with a mi...

7th October 2008
America’s Financial Crisis Hits Uganda

The spillover effects troubling America’s financial markets are coming to a door step next to you. W...

7th October 2008
Likely Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Responsibility for executing low risk strategies for growth lies squarely on the shoulders of manage...

13th October 2008
Bankers Prey on their Clients

As some customers are finding out the hard way, only a username and password stands between criminal...

13th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Africa Must Rethink its E...

The turn of events reminds the world of the necessity of relegating to neo-socialism based on trans...

20th October 2008
Uganda's Pension Bill Translucent on Pertinent Iss...

The Bill is still unclear on the guidelines in which pension funds will be invested- a crucial area...

19th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Freemarkets not Guilty

The subprime debacle is a symptom of a greater and more fundamental problem; government monopolisa...

20th October 2008
The Real Growth Challenge

It took decades to build a modern financial system but it took two days to bring it down to its knee...

21st October 2008
Credit Crisis Bites Uganda Shilling

What is more worrying is that further depreciation of the shilling is expected to strain efforts of...

26th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for Multilaterali...

Is the global governance we are dealing with today still relevant? Clearly it is not. We economic an...

1st November 2008
Portugal: 'Angolagate' Bribes in Local Banks

The beneficiaries of the payments are led by Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos himself, who...

4th November 2008
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