Skye Bank

Skye Bank Pre-tax Profit Falls 15.3%

VENTURES AFRICA – Nigerian lender Skye Bank announced on Tuesday a its nine month pretax profit fell 15.3 percent to N14.56 billion ($91.83 million) from N16.55 billion ($99.89 million) in the...
naira_notes

Nigeria’s Naira Under Pressure?

VENTURES AFRICA – Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, increased political risk and dwindling appetite among emerging markets investors for frontier a...
ict

Africa Must Seize ICT Opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players, says LGR Telecommunic...
Rwanda-economy

Turkey To Host Rwandan Businesses

VENTURES AFRICA – In an effort to boost trade relations between Turkey and some 135 countries inclusive of Rwanda, about 20 Rwandan businesses have been invited to participate at the Turkey-Wor...
airfrance

Air France Flies Into Mozambique

VENTURES AFRICA – Air France, one of Europe’s largest airlines, says it will start flying directly to Mozambique from Paris, as it seeks to boost traffic to one of Africa’s burgeoning eco...