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12 Cover Story Africa’s top 100 Banks

52 Advertising East Africa’s brand boom

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56 Energy Boost to Kenya’s geothermal ambitions


Editorial 11 Food is the new oil

Cover Story Africa’s Top 100 Banks 12 An excellent year 16 A banking glossary 18 The top 100 ranking table 20 North Africa: Morocco pulls ahead 26 West Africa: Stirred and shaken 31 Central Africa: Gabon and Cameroon dominant 32 Southern Africa: A tale of two sectors 36 East Africa: Kenya shows strength 42 Nigeria: Currency plan suspended

Guest Column 1 Baroness Lynda Chalker 46 Declaring war on fakers

Finance 51 A billion customers waiting

Advertising 52 East Africa’s brand boom

Energy 56 Boost to Kenya’s geothermal ambitions

Industry 58 South Africa to make Merc C Class

Guest Column 2 Glyn Ford MEP 60 China: Problems of success

Logistics in Africa 64 Battle for Durban’s expansion

Essay S S Bhatnagar 68 A land of milk and money

World Cup Watch 70 Fan parks to attract a million

Topic 72 Africa Growth Report

Countryfiles 74 Nigeria: Flaring ban deadline stays 76 S. Africa: Land ownership debate 78 Mozambique: Coal output spurred 80 Liberia: End of blood diamonds 81 Senegal: New mobile provider 82 Congo-Brazzaville: Growth will follow stability

Reviews Music 90 Blue Men’s Blues

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