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  • How Africa's Wealth Is Growing

    Davinder Sikand, partner at private equity firm the Abraaj Group, says that Africa's growing urbanisation and middle class will drive the continent's growth.

  • OPEC oil exporters agreed on Friday to leave output policy unchanged on Friday as oil held around the group's preferred level of $100 a barrel.

  • It is a slowdown in demand – not a U.S. shale oil revolution – that poses the biggest threat to OPEC, ministers told CNBC on Friday.

  • The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at the headquarters building in Vienna.

    Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.

  • Old Mutual: Get Into East Africa, Nigeria and Kenya

    Julian Roberts, CEO of international long-term savings group, Old Mutual, tells CNBC that they¿ve reshaped there business to drive growth in Sub Saharan Africa, where sales grew by 18 percent.

  • How to Invest in Africa

    Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, talks about African growth opportunities, which sectors to tap into and how investors' perception is worse than reality.

  • Will the Commodity Fall-Off Hit Africa?

    Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the finance ministers of South Africa and Nigeria, discuss the impact of euro zone turmoil and a slowing China on their countries.

  • A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.

  • Nigeria's Zenith Bank in $850 mln London Listing

    Godwin Emefiele, CEO of Zenith Bank, tells CNBC about the banks second listing on the London Stock Exchange.

  • Nigeria's Benefits Outweigh the Costs: Pro

    Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, tells CNBC that violence against expatriates in Nigeria doesn't change his investment strategy in the country.

  • Oman

    Somali pirates released a Greek-owned oil tanker and 26 crew members seized 10 months ago in the Arabian Sea.

  • The Volatility of Oil Supply

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects Ltd, tells CNBC why increasing unrest in countries like Nigeria and Iran is starting to affect oil production and supply.

  • Lagos, Nigeria: A rival to Chicago and Miami for your money?

    Seven foreign hostages kidnapped last month by a Nigerian Islamist group from a construction firm's compound have been killed, the Italian and Greek Foreign Ministries said.

  •  Is the BRIC Era Over?

    Ruchir Sharma, managing director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, tells CNBC that the BRIC era is now over and he is searching for new breakout nations, such as Nigeria.

  • Nigeria's Oil Minister: We're Concerned About Over Production

    Alison Diezani Madueke, Nigeria¿s oil minister tells CNBC that OPEC countries are concerned about over production over the next eighteen months.

  • PARIS, Nov 6- Pernod Ricard plans to tap Africa's thirst for whisky, vodka and cognac at a time when China is slowing and bets the continent will become a key growth area for the French spirits group within 10 years.

  • LONDON- A U.S. fine for anti-money laundering rule breaches could cost HSBC significantly more than $1.5 billion and is likely to lead to criminal charges, Europe's biggest bank says. ( HSBC/, expect 1715 GMT/ 12.15 PM ET, by Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham, 870 words).

  • ABUJA, Nov 5- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is coming under increasing pressure to tackle government corruption after an oil probe released last week showing billions of dollars of lost state revenues sparked a political row.

  • Nov 5- Nigeria's airline industry is in dire financial straits, putting its already poor safety record at risk of further deterioration.. Sept. 26, 1992- A Nigerian Air Force C-130 crashed minutes after taking off from Lagos airport. Nov. 7, 1996- A Boeing 727 operated by Nigeria's ADC crashed on its way from Port Harcourt to Lagos.

  • LAGOS, Nov 5- Passengers arriving at Murtala Mohammed airport in Lagos could be forgiven for thinking they had stumbled into a refugee camp. 'Last flight to Abuja', a film about a plane crash caused by mechanical failure, is the longest running box office smash in' Nollywood', Africa's answer to Hollywood and the world's third biggest film industry.