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West African stock markets talking integration – will they walk the talk?

West African stock exchange leaders are again talking about integrating the markets. The exchanges in Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire have said they will seek to integrate by 2014.

Private equity firms invest $79 mn in telecoms towers

Leading international private equity firms are investing $79 million to build and acquire mobile phone towers in sub-Saharan Africa. Investec Asset Management, the International Finance Corporation and the Netherlands Development Finance Company are taking equity in IHS Nigeria Plc (IHS).