Barclays Africa – Hot or Not
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Barclays Africa – Hot or Not

The Barclays Africa Group owns Absa, and Barclays Bank elsewhere in Africa. It has a…

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Social innovation to tackle Africa’s drought areas
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Social innovation to tackle Africa’s drought areas

African solutions to African problems, sounds like a cliche but our guest lives it. South…

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Standard Bank – Hot or Not
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Standard Bank – Hot or Not

Standard Bank has an Africa-wide business, and is 20 per cent held by China’s ICBC.…

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Nedbank – Hot or Not
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Nedbank – Hot or Not

Nedbank is a full-service banking group controlled by Old Mutual. It has a market cap…

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FirstRand – Hot or Not
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FirstRand – Hot or Not

FirstRand is a banking, insurance and investment group which include First National Bank, Wesbank and…

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Capitec – Hot or Not
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Capitec – Hot or Not

Capitec was established in 2002 and has over 6 million retail customers. It has a…

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Powering Southern Africa:  Energy key to unlocking Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth
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Powering Southern Africa: Energy key to unlocking Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth

Sub Saharan Africa is starved for electricity, the region’s power sector is significantly underdeveloped, whether…

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Stock picks for 2017
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Stock picks for 2017

Most markets participants were wrong about Brexit and the US elections as a result some…

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Shoprite – Hot or Not
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Shoprite – Hot or Not

Shoprite is the largest retailer in Sub-Saharan Africa by sales, focusing on discount sales of…

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Pick n Pay – Hot or Not
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Pick n Pay – Hot or Not

Pick n Pay is head-quartered in Claremont, Cape Town. It now has a single listed…

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