Barclay's African growth plans

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Barclay's African growth plans

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Barclays is planning to speed up its expansion in Africa by merging with its South-African subsidiary Absa.

Together, the two banks have 14 million customers in 12 African countries on a continent which offers much higher growth potential than crisis stricken Europe.

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