Seplat Petroleum made history this week as the first Nigerian company to list on both the London and Nigerian stock exchanges in an IPO valued at $1.9 billion. Investors took to the listing favourably with Seplat shares gaining ground. Ijeoma Ndukwe reports.
April 11 – This month Game Changers Africa takes a look at the life and career of Sudanese-born billionaire Mo Ibrahim, the man credited for kick starting Africa’s mobile revolution.
April 14 – Until recently internet access in Africa was very limited. This has been changing rapidly over the last few years. Regional leaders in business and politics are responding to the increasing demand for connectivity in their own unique ways. This episode of the Shift looks at how different players are keeping Africa online.
The Africa Business Summit is established as a leading forum in Europe for engaged discussion on doing business in Africa. This year’s theme is ‘Beyond the Hype: The Not-for-Tourists Guide to Investing in Africa’ featuring a fantastic line up of distinguished Keynote Speakers from across Africa. For further details and to register see: www.africabusinesssummit.org