The Group News

LISTEN: Steinhoff better off without Van der Merwe – JB Styan

He was chief of operations when he took over from Markus Jooste, former chief executive, who resigned in December 2017 in the midst of The Group’s spectacular financial meltdown.

IOL , South Africa Nov 19, 2018

NFF thanks Aiteo Founder, Benedict Peters, for Super Eagles’ qualification for AFCON 2019

This partnership saw The Group emerging as the NFF’s Official Optimum Partner and funding the salaries of coaching staff of the Super Eagles, a move which is believed by many as the singular most important factor that led to Nigeria’s emergence as the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018

AFCON 2019 qualifiers: Ghana coach Appiah counting on foreign-based stars to slay Ethiopia

In September, they lost 1-0 to Kenya in Nairobi and are now third in The Group on three points, four below leaders Kenya Appiah has fortified his squad by recalling Andre and Jordan Ayew to boost his chances of returning ways.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Nov 16, 2018

KCB nets Sh18 billion profit in third quarter results

The Group’s year-on-year net interest income grew by 1.77 per cent to Sh36.3 billion, improving from 1.05 per cent decline reported last year to stand at Sh35.67 billion.

The Star , Kenya Nov 14, 2018

Tokyo stocks close slightly higher

Investors were further cheered by news that US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss deteriorating trade relations on the sidelines of The Group of 20 summit later this month, Sengoku said.

The Guardian , Nigeria Nov 14, 2018

3 civilians killed in attack targeting foreign troops in Mali

The GSIM - The Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) - said the attack had targeted "invading crusader forces" in central Gao in an area "where there are British, German and Canadian troops".

News 24 , South Africa Nov 14, 2018

3 civilians killed in attack on UN contractor in Mali

The assault was claimed by The Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), a fusion of three Malian jihadist groups allied with Al-Qaeda.

News 24 , South Africa Nov 13, 2018

3 civilians killed in attack on UN contractor in Mali

The assault was claimed by The Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), a fusion of three Malian jihadist groups allied with Al-Qaeda.

The Independent , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

AYO declares maiden dividend amid robust earnings

“It is also a proud moment for me, as chairperson of the board, to advise our shareholders that AYO declared a dividend of 30 cents per share.” The Group said its revenue had increased by 33 percent from R478 million to R638m, compared with the prior year, with all divisions benefiting from The Group’s synergies, empowerment credentials, excellent management expertise as well as gaining significant clients in various sectors.

IOL , South Africa Nov 12, 2018

Kenya v Sierra Leone clash called off

Caf said The Group F fixture is cancelled because Sierra Leone remain suspended from football following a Fifa ban imposed last month.

The East African , Kenya Nov 12, 2018