Kenmare Resources managing director Michael Carvill. The mining firm has planned to increased production volumes by more than 20 per cent from 2021. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin and London-listed mining firm Kenmare Resources said it had agreed negotiated new debt facilities with lenders that will support the growth of (...)

The new crude pipeline will connect Uganda’s Hoima oilfields in the west to the port of Tanga in neighbouring Tanzania.  Photograph: iStock

Standard Bank Group’s Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion (€2.56bn) for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year as the east African countr(...)

October 2008: AIB chief executive Eugene Sheehy rules out bailout. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

August 2008: AIB reports a €1.28 billion pretax profit for the first half of 2008. Pays €270 million dividend to shareholders as most other banks glob(...)

Castleforbes House: Fenergo moving from Ormond Quay

Irish fintech company Fenergo is to relocate from Dublin’s Ormond Quay to the considerably larger Castleforbes House in the northside docklands. Th(...)

Mteto Nyati, chief of MTN South Africa: the company has more than 23 million subscribers in South Africa and  employs more than 17,000 people

CHARLIE TAYLOR The Digital Skills Academy, which was established in 2008 in response to a growing gap in formal online digital technology training, h(...)

About 60,000 people with low incomes whose bank accounts have been frozen for at least a year and whose debt doesn’t exceed 35,000 kuna (€4,500) can participatein Croatia’s debt forgiveness programe. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES)

Croatia’s poorest citizens may start applying today to have their debt erased under a one-time measure passed by the government last month. About 60,(...)

Snowmen wearing the world’s flags at Davos 2015.

An evergreen joke among speakers at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos warns against making predictions. Whatever you say, the punchli(...)

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (right) chairs a meeting with top central bank and government officials   outside Moscow. Photograph:  Yekaterina Shtukina/RIA Novosti/Reuters

Russia is braced for more financial turmoil after a major interest rate hike failed to stop a sharp slide in the value of the rouble, and plunging oi(...)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Almost 30 years after pictures of Ethiopian children with distended stomachs were used to raise money by Bob Geldof and Band Aid, the country is growing faster than any other African economy, at an average of 10.9 per cent over the past decade.  (Photograph: Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Ethiopia has started marketing a debut dollar bond issue, aiming to take advantage of record demand for high-yielding African debt to fund electricit(...)

Russia spent about $30 billion to shore up the ruble in October as oil’s slide and economic sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Ukraine deepened the worst rout among 30 major currencies tracked by Bloomberg this year.

The ruble’s plunge to a record low shows the Russian central bank needs to do more to prove to investors that it’s serious about defending the currenc(...)

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