HSBC private banking sees double-digit asset, revenue growth on Asia boost

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The private banking business of HSBC Holdings PLC is aggressively pursuing double-digit growth in client assets and revenue, riffing off a surge in Asian wealth, the unit’s chief executive told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators walk … Continue reading HSBC private banking sees double-digit asset, revenue growth on Asia boost

Namibia’s former fisheries minister, ex-Investec manager arrested on corruption charges

WINDHOEK (Reuters) – Namibian police on Saturday arrested the former Minister of Fisheries Bernhardt Esau and a former senior manager of investment firm Investec on charges of corruption. Police Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga said Esau and former client manager of Investec … Continue reading Namibia’s former fisheries minister, ex-Investec manager arrested on corruption charges

Court postpones hearing for eighth time for Tanzanian journalist

Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera arrives at the Kisutu Residents Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Emmanuel Herman/File Photo DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A Tanzanian court on Wednesday postponed the hearing for the eighth time … Continue reading Court postpones hearing for eighth time for Tanzanian journalist

Norway’s DNB to investigate allegedly improper Icelandic payments to Namibia

OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian bank DNB is investigating media allegations that an Icelandic company transferred money via the bank to bribe Namibian officials, DNB said on Wednesday. Iceland’s public broadcaster reported on Tuesday that fisheries group Samherji had made illicit … Continue reading Norway’s DNB to investigate allegedly improper Icelandic payments to Namibia

Court postpones hearing for seventh time for Tanzanian journalist jailed since July

Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera arrives at the Kisutu Residents Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Emmanuel Herman DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A Tanzanian court on Thursday postponed the hearing for the seventh time of … Continue reading Court postpones hearing for seventh time for Tanzanian journalist jailed since July