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Dar Es Salaam bourse aims for IPO and 2 cross listings, capital controls easing

The Dar Es Salaam Stock Exchange aims to increase to 18 listed companies and is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) for Precision Air during September and cross-listings of 2 mining firms listed in London. Tanzania is also set to ease controls on the amount of shares foreigners can buy.

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission educates, partners Nollywood film

Nigerian regulator, the Securities & Exchange Commission, is travelling the country to build education and awareness. SEC Director General Arunma Oteh, SEC Commissioners and senior officials visited Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, for 4 days of meetings with stakeholder groups.

Tullow Oil listing to double value of shares on Ghana Stock Exchange

Tullow Oil plc is to start trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange on 27 July after allocating 3,531,546 ordinary shares of 10p each in a successful offer. The company says this is the largest primary share offer completed on the GSE and will more than double the market capitalisation.

British American Investment launches Kenya IPO

British American Investment Company (Kenya) Ltd launched its initial public offer (IPO) this week. It aims to raise KES 5.58 billion (US$62.2 million) for expansion. The offer is open until 5 August, and it to list its shares on the Nairobi Stock Exchange.

London Stock Exchange scores on African listings

The London Stock Exchange has long been a global centre for capital, particularly where African investments are concerned. It is also the world centre for Eurobonds and several leading African equities are traded in London.

Algiers Stock Exchange: Results of Alliance Assurances IPO offer

Results have recently been released of the share offer of insurance company Alliance Assurances on the Algiers Stock Exchange. The share offer was open from 2 November until 1 December and was oversubscribed, with private individuals flocking to receive the shares. Alliance aims to be the first private company to list on the Bourse d’Alger. A total of 1,804,511 shares were subscribed, the full amount offered, at a price of 830 Algerian dinars (USD11.17) each.

Tunisie Telecom aims to list on Tunis and Paris stock exchanges

Tunisie Telecom has announced the first stage of registration with the aim of listing on the Tunisian stock exchange Bourse de Tunis and NYSE Euronext Paris with a reference document filed with regulators in Tunis and France on 17 December.

Crocodile company swims onto Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange snapped up its first new listing since 2007 on 29 November when Padenga Holdings Limited was admitted as the 77th listing.