Barton Heyman

November 14, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s Treasury turmoil sends rand to one-year low

South Africa’s rand tumbled more than one percent and the risk premium on government bonds soared on Monday over news of a top Treasury official resignation, […]
November 14, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s Eskom not insolvent but facing cashflow trouble

South Africa’s scandal-plagued power utility Eskom said on Monday it was not insolvent but was facing serious liquidity issues and would be in “trouble” if the […]
November 14, 2017

Nigeria Update: NCC plans new spectrum auctions to boost 30% broadband target

As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign […]
November 14, 2017

Nigeria Update: Dangote Cement, Forte oil buoy NSE’s indices by N66 billion

Transactions in the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) re-opened on a bullish note yesterday, occasioned by price gains recorded by major highly capitalised […]