US investment in Cuba and empowering African women in business

Apr 10, 2015, 12:16 PM

American businesses are lining up to invest in Cuba, as a new era dawns for economic ties between the former cold war rivals. Banks competing for new customers in Africa are facing tough competition from mobile phone companies. Tighter security against Islamic insurgents in Kenya hits business in Uganda and Bank of America is expanding its programme of encouraging African women to start a business.