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Global FinanceannouncesThe Winners’ CircleA ranking of the Top Winners of our Annual Awards over the magazine’s 25-year history NEW YORK, June...

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World’s Best Banks 2012: Middle East

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt MIDDLE EAST The oil-exporting countries of the Middle East are enjoying strong economic growth, whereas countries that experienced political uprisings during the Arab Spring of 2011 are struggling to get back ...

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Islamic Bank Awards 2011: By Country

Country Awards Algeria Al Salam Bank-Algeria Al Salam Bank-Algeria was established in October 2008 with capital of $100 million. New rules on Islamic banking in Algeria became effective in January 2011 and are expected to promote the growth of the ...

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World’s Best Banks: Africa Country Winners

Africa Fast-Growing Continent Offers Huge Potential And Significant Risks Africa is rich in natural resources, including oil and gas and minerals, which are in growing demand as the global economy expands. The continent seems likely to outperform the developed ...

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Regional Focus: East Africa

EAST AFRICA: SUDAN SPLIT RESHAPES EAST AFRICA’S ECONOMY By Jonathan Gregson As Sudan prepares to divide into two countries, plans are already under way to help the South develop its substantial oil reserves. Unless there is a ...

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Southern Sudan: World’s Newest Nation

NEWSMAKERS: SOUTHERN SUDAN By Justin Keay Sudan, the largest country in Africa and the Arab World—and the tenth largest in the world—is about to get a good deal smaller. Bold move: Voters decide Southern Sudan's future Preliminary ...

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Country Report: Angola

ANGOLA: ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY By Dan Keeler Ravaged by a 27-year civil war and buffeted by the recent global financial crisis, Angola has suffered more than its fair share of challenges. Undaunted, its leaders are striving ...

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Africa’s Lion Awakens

COVER STORY: KENYA – REBIRTH OF A NATION By Dan Keeler With a new constitution, bold economic targets and an ambitious social development strategy, Kenya is determined to become the new star of Africa. All the signs so ...