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Director dealings: Keywords non-exec invests, Airtel Africa CEO funds property purchase

(Sharecast News) - Video games specialist Keywords Studios was on the list of director buys on Friday, after a non-executive director picked up more than 3,000 shares. The company said that, under an investment programme dated 17 April between itself and Don Robert, Robert purchased shares as a personal investment using fees relating to his role as a non-executive director.

It said Robert bought 3,200 shares on 8 August, in a single transaction on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

He paid 1,495.47p for each share, valuing the investment at a total of £47,855.04.

On the selling side of the ledger was Airtel Africa, whose chief executive officer sold a tranche of shares in order to fund a property purchase.

The firm said Olusegun Ogunsanya offloaded 666,174.76 shares on 4 August, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Ogunsanya was paid 111.37p for each share, giving the sale a total value of £757,440.70.

Airtel Africa said that following the transaction, Ogunsanya still held 4,325,282 of its shares.

At 1516 BST, shares in Keywords Studios were up 2.21% at 1,482p, while those in Airtel Africa were 0.09% firmer at 115.6p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Keywords Studios (KWS) Director name: Robert,Don Amount purchased: 3,200 @ 1,495.47p Value: �47,855.04

Alpha Real Trust Ltd. (ARTL) Director name: Rose,Phillip Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 140.00p Value: �35,000.00

Rio Tinto (RIO) Director name: Lloyd-Hurwitz,Susan Amount purchased: 458 @ $108.99 Value: $26,421.13

Biotech Growth Trust (the) (BIOG) Director name: Shepherd,Nicola Amount purchased: 1,000 @ 779.60p Value: �7,795.95

(MET1) Director name: Owen,Jonathan Amount purchased: 46,141 @ 4.30p Value: �1,984.06

(MET1) Director name: Maling,Daniel Amount purchased: 11,518 @ 4.30p Value: �495.27

(MET1) Director name: Maling,Daniel Amount purchased: 11,384 @ 4.30p Value: �489.51

(MET1) Director name: Maling,Daniel Amount purchased: 11,300 @ 4.30p Value: �485.90

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Foots,Steve Amount purchased: 3 @ 5,626.00p Value: �168.78

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Brophy ,Tom Amount purchased: 3 @ 5,626.00p Value: �168.78

Easyjet (EZJ) Director name: Jarvis,Kenton Amount purchased: 33 @ 456.00p Value: �150.48

Centrica (CNA) Director name: O'Brien,Russell Amount purchased: 107 @ 140.36p Value: �150.19

Centrica (CNA) Director name: OÂ'Shea,Chris Amount purchased: 107 @ 140.36p Value: �150.19

Sabre Insurance Group (SBRE) Director name: Carter,Geoffrey Richard Amount purchased: 100 @ 149.15p Value: �149.15

Centrica (CNA) Director name: OÂ'Shea,Chris Amount purchased: 22 @ 138.92p Value: �30.56

Centrica (CNA) Director name: O'Brien,Russell Amount purchased: 22 @ 138.92p Value: �30.56

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Foots,Steve Amount purchased: 3 @ n/a Value: n/a

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Brophy ,Tom Amount purchased: 3 @ n/a Value: n/a

Top Director Sells

Airtel Africa (AAF) Director name: Ogunsanya,Olusegun Amount sold: 666,175 @ 111.37p Value: �741,919.12

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