Barton Heyman

October 19, 2017

Nigeria Update: SEC suspends trading on Oando shares, begins probe of oil firm

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday ordered the immediate suspension of trading on the shares of oil marketing firm, Oando Plc., on the floor of […]
October 19, 2017

Nigeria Update: CBN, NSE partner Fintech on financial innovation

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) have commended Fintech Association of Nigeria for its efforts in bridging the gap between the […]
October 19, 2017

Africa Update: CDC seeks new investments in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire

The UK’s development finance institution, CDC Group is in search of compelling new long-term investment opportunities, prioritising the Francophone West Africa region. CDC wants to invest […]
October 19, 2017

Africa Update: UK telco giant Vodafone sells $1 billion Safaricom shares (Kenya)

UK telecoms giant Vodafone has indirectly sold shares worth Sh117.5 billion in Safaricom  in a complex transaction that has allowed it to take profits from its investment […]