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Ukraine invasion: New US law aims to punish African countries that ‘align’ with Russia

As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict escalates, it appears to be opening a new chapter in the Cold War between the US-led West and Russia, which will also spill over into Africa. A bill that would force Washington to punish African governments that encourage Russian “malicious activities” on the continent is going through Congress. According to Daily […]

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Arms sales: India attacks African markets

Attempting to tap Africa’s large arms market, a Ministry of Defense delegation comprising representatives of major private manufacturers is visiting Tanzania at the end of this month to explore export opportunities for military products and seek a strategic cooperation. The trip, scheduled for May 30, which will be the third recent visit to Africa after […]

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Sources of financing for a new entrepreneur

You have decided to start your own business. Congratulations. But before you can start, you need to come up with a plan on how you’re going to fund it. Here are some of the options available to new entrepreneurs. start yours the business is an exciting business, but it can also be daunting, especially when […]

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What if you can’t pay the medical bills?

Are your medical bills and overdue notices piling up on your table? You might be tempted to throw them all away, but that won’t be the best solution. You can’t pretend your debt doesn’t exist even if you think you can’t afford to pay it back.About 61% of consumers with medical debt reported feeling stressed, […]

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5 Safest African Countries for Nigerian Women Traveling Alone

For a Nigerian woman traveling alone, Mauritius is the safest country. This beautiful island is a melting pot of African, European and Asian cultures. Given the mix of cultures on the island, it’s no surprise that it’s a great place to party and go on vacation. It comes highly recommended for those who want breathtaking […]

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How African markets are embracing new trends to prepare for the future

Since the onset of Covid-19, financial markets around the world have been plagued by challenges and African markets have not been immune to these headwinds, says Jeff Gable, Head of Macro Research and fixed income securities at Absa Group. We have seen rising interest rates, growth hampered by slow vaccination campaigns and volatile commodity prices. […]

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COP15 announces: the Great Green Wall will extend over African countries – Magnetic Media

#Africa – October 1, 2020 — The world only has to prepare for the State of the African Diaspora (SOAD) which is progressing steadily in its vision and which announced at the end of September the adoption of a new currency called: the LUMI “The LUMI Stimulus digital currency will be issued for an amount […]

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Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. Will Reeves created the Fold app in 2019 with the intention of making Bitcoin more accessible […]

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Ruling elites are depriving African countries of innovation…

The development potential of African countries is hampered by the dominance of small elites – whether ethnic, military or struggling families – for their own interests. These countries exclude women, youth and minorities from leadership positions in society, economy and culture, depriving these countries of dynamic leadership, ideas and innovation. However, all the great transformations […]

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Kamina Smith visits the Kingdom of Lesotho on her tour of African countries

Kamina Smith visits the Kingdom of Lesotho on her tour of African countries Jamaica: During her official visit to African countries, Kamina Johnson Smith- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, landed in the Kingdom of Lesotho on Sunday, May 8, 2022. She is touring the various countries to promote herself as a […]

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find a loan for bad credit with a low interest rate is everyone’s first priority. After all, while having bad credit, who would like to pay extra interest on emergency loans. So are you looking for a bad credit loan with a low interest rate? Want to know who to turn to if you need […]

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FTSE 100 drops as recession fears hit markets

ggood morning. There are warning signs that the UK property boom may finally be coming to an end. The average house price rose 1.1% in April to £286,079, according to Halifax. This is a new record and the 10th consecutive month of growth. However, growth slipped to 10.8% on an annual basis, from 11.1% the […]

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Enablers of Political Extremism a Checklist for West African Countries

This article by Muhammad Dan Suleiman, researcher at the UWA Africa Research & Engagement Center, originally appeared in The conversation May 6. The Sahel – the region just south of the Sahara – is home to the world’s fastest growing extremist group, Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin or JNIM, and the deadliest group, the Islamic […]

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Sanlam and Allianz join forces to create the African insurance giant

sanlam, the largest non-banking financial services company in Africa, and Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers with a century of history in Africa, have agreed to combine their current and future operations across the Africa to create the largest pan-African non-banking financial services entity on the continent. This combination means that […]

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a checklist for West African countries

The Sahel – the region just south of the Sahara – is home to the fastest growing extremist group in the world, Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin or JNIMand the deadliest group, Islamic State in West Africaaccording to Global Terrorism Index 2022. Different militant groups in the Sahel have different tactical preferences and operate in […]

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“Learn what you’ve never heard of”: a taste of African cultures

Who will win the crown? : There will be a best dressed contest during the event. Photo by Rechelle Zammit From Afro dancing to tasty food and a fashion show, A Taste of African Cultures on Saturday will showcase the diverse cultures of the continent. St Paul’s African House plans to hold its biggest event […]

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Sanlam and Allianz to combine resources in 29 African countries after €2bn deal

In a press release seen by Business Insider Africa, it was explained that the partnership would involve the creation of a joint venture (JV) and the consolidation of assets for a total amount of 2 billion euros. Once finalized, the deal is expected to create a pan-African insurance company that would boast of being one […]

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Belgium becomes largest coffee market in Kenya

Belgium overtook America as Kenya’s top export market for coffee for the first time in a decade. The European nation imported Kenyan coffee worth 6.5 billion shillings in the year to June 2021. That was almost double what it bought the previous year, surpassing the United States as the first buyer of the drink. The […]

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Sydney’s biggest celebration of African cultures and cuisines returns this weekend

After a two-year hiatus, Africultures Festival is back – and even bigger than before. For the first time, the African Community Festival – which celebrates the continent’s multitudes of cultures – will take over Sydney Olympic Park’s Cathy Freeman Park on Saturday 7 May. The day-long festival will feature cultural workshops, including an Ethiopian coffee […]

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Best Loans No Credit Check With Same Day Approval | Best Same Day Loans for May 2022

Whenever you need a loan for bad credit , take a look for one that has a low interest rate. Several lenders offer advances to people with bad credit at all times and at various interest rates. Before choosing a bank, it is essential to be as informed as possible. The creditor you select should […]

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USGC: Workshop promotes ethanol blending in African markets

By US Grains Council | May 03, 2022 In cooperation with the African Refiners and Marketers Association, the US Grains Council recently hosted a forum with African industry players and government officials to discuss finished fuel standardization, the path to domestic production and a case study of specific markets […]

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Jamaica Stock Exchange partners with Ghana Stock Exchange

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has entered into a partnership with the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), which will see the capital markets of Jamaica and Ghana expand their products and services to investors in both countries. This is facilitated by a Mutual Recognition Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which was signed by representatives of both entities […]

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What credit score is needed to refinance my mortgage? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. If you’re looking to get better terms for your mortgage, like a lower interest rate or lower monthly payment, refinancing might be a good option. Like when you applied for your first […]

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How they work, cost, alternatives

Title loans use your car as collateral, which means the lender can repossess your car if you don’t pay. Title loans often have to be repaid within 15 to 30 days and charge interest rates of around 300%. Alternatives to title loans include credit cards, personal loans, side gigs, and local charities. Loading Something is […]

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3 payday loan alternatives you need to know – The Suffolk News-Herald

Source of images Sponsored content If you are in dire need of money due to an emergency or similar situation, the first thing that probably comes to mind is payday loan. Payday loans, or as some call them, payday advances, are short-term loans that let you borrow against your next paycheck. However, due to the […]

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Digital Assets and African Markets

Financial market volatility Getty Opportunities to invest in Africa have been missed in every cycle as investor fear of the unknown outweighs market fundamentals and clear signs of growth. While there is certainly risk and volatility in African markets, it is often not calculated or approached in the same way as risk and volatility in […]

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Four African countries invited to US-led Ukraine defense summit

Four African countries have been invited to the defense summit organized by the United States to push for more support for Ukraine against Russia. The United States hosted defense officials from several countries at Ramstein Air Base in Germany for the conference on Tuesday. The list of invited countries reported by breaking defense show that […]

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African cultures show various religions | Lifestyle and culture

Have you ever thought about how some major religious holidays were celebrated around the world? African cultures are diverse, attached to customs, traditions and folklore that are mostly intertwined with monotheistic religions such as Islam and Christianity. Senegal, a country in West Africa, is no exception to these folk practices, most of the main religious […]

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African countries unite to develop space industry

The last few decades have transformed the space sector from a closed market into a global bazaar. A recent article in the journal Science describes how African countries are coming together to expand their presence in the space market – and perhaps even corner some of it. “We’re in this apparent era where the future […]

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5 Nigerian dishes that have similar versions in African countries

Food is an integral part of culture. Food types known to a particular community sometimes have similar versions in other communities. Here are 5 Nigerian foods that have similar versions in other African countries; Of course, jollof rice comes first on the list. It is a food that crosses many countries including Ghana, Sierra Leone, […]

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4 ways to improve your credit score | Business

If you were recently denied credit or didn’t receive the low interest rate you expected, it could have something to do with your credit score. These three numbers, which typically range between 300 and 850, represent your creditworthiness and could affect your daily life as well as your ability to achieve long-term financial goals. For […]

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5 African countries to see baobabs, the continent’s most emblematic trees

Baobabs are the most emblematic trees of the savannah; and also the longest life. Its size is so impressive that its hollow stem can measure more than 20 meters in diameter and can store up to 120 thousand liters of water. Some baobabs are used as houses, grain warehouses or animal shelters. The baobab is […]

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Ghana’s economy grew by 5.4% in 2021 – ESG

Ghana’s economy grew by 5.4% in 2021, much more than the 0.4% recorded in 2020, a period during which the COVID-19 pandemic severely affected the global economy. Without oil, the economy recorded a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 6.9% According to a provisional estimate by the Ghana Statistical Service, only 10 countries in […]

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UN releases $100 million to fight hunger in 6 African countries and Yemen

The UN has allocated $100 million to fight hunger in Africa and the Middle East as the fallout from war in Ukraine threatens to push millions even closer to starvation. The contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (STAG), announcement on Thursday will go to relief projects in six African countries and Yemen. lifesaving help […]

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Challenges and Safety Tips for Women Traveling Alone

Female tourists in search of fun, relaxation and relief usually travel to these beautiful islands and countries, but it is not always a fairy tale trip. Some of the challenges encountered are common such as language barrier and others are deep rooted challenges such as xenophobia. Forbes has listed the 10 worst countries women can […]

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9 African countries with the most expensive bread prices

In the 2014 e-book “Bread in Africa”, co-authored by Diane Lyons and Catherine D’Andrea, as seen on Springer Nature, it was established that bread is a widely consumed staple food in Africa. In all cultures, food is consumed in different ways. Some people eat it for breakfast and some for dinner. As such, it is […]

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Get Instant Same Day Payday Loans Online in California –

California is a great place to live thanks to its warm climate and endless beaches. Each city in the state has its particular vibes. At the same time, some people find the cost of living quite expensive here. No wonder so many people struggle to cover bills like mortgage, rent, and utilities. Online payday loans […]

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Cooperation with African markets could boost the fashion industry

VIETNAM, April 18 – A production line at Tiên Hưng Garment and Textile JSC in the northern province of Hưng Yên. Trade relations between Việt Nam and Africa had not matched its prospects, especially in the fashion industry. — Photo VNA/VNS Phạm Kiên HÀ NỘI — Although there has been significant growth in recent […]

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Standard Chartered Bank exits major African markets

Standard Chartered Plc announced the start of a strategic move to completely exit certain markets in Africa and the Middle East. The bank in a statement said the markets are Cameroon, Gambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and two other markets in the Middle East. The global banking group said the planned exits will allow it […]

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WHO Director-General: African countries like Egypt are capable of producing vaccines and biologicals on a large scale

WHO logo – CC via Wikimedia CAIRO – April 16, 2022: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said African countries like Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia will be in able to produce vaccines and biologics on a large scale. In his Remarks During the briefing of African Union Ambassadors in […]

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Kenya Airways secures another 36.6 billion shillings government bailout

The Treasury will offer Kenya Airways (ENS: KQ) another bailout of 36.6 billion shillings during the year beginning in July as part of efforts to support the national carrier as it recovers from the Covid-19 travel crisis. The allocation, contained in budget documents tabled in parliament, comes weeks after MPs approved a 20 billion shilling […]

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Energix Review – Real or Scam Power Factor Correction Device?

Energix is ​​a patented technology that allows its user’s home to have stable and smooth electricity, resulting in increased efficiency, less dirty electricity, more energy waste and lower electricity bills . Here’s how Energix works: Quickly and easily stabilize the electrical current in the house Reduce dirty electricity Protect and extend the life of electronics […]

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UK’s Standard Chartered to exit 5 African markets

The UK banking group Standard Chartered is planning to exit Angola, Cameroon, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. It will also leave its consumer, private and small business banking operations in Tanzania and Côte d’Ivoire, focusing instead on corporate, commercial and institutional clients. Standard Chartered will refocus its Africa and Middle East franchise on what it […]

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Parxal Reviews – Do Parxal Stomach Patches Work Or Slimming Patch Scams

Parxal is a fat burning patch that helps eliminate fat around the abdomen. It is also called an invisible patch which helps to have a flat stomach. What’s also great about Parxal is that it can be used with any clothing and it can also remove the fat that has accumulated on your back. In […]

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Standard Chartered leaves several African markets

Standard charter leaves six African countries and closes its consumer banking operations in two others to focus on more profitable markets. The bank announced that it would close its operations in Angola, Cameroon, Gambia, Jordan, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe as well as in Lebanon. It will also cease offering retail and corporate banking services in […]

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EFG Hermes Concludes Opinion on DEWA’s $6.1 Billion IPO

By Arab finance Published: April 13, 2022 5:11 p.m. The investment banking division of EFG Hermes Holding (HRHO) has completed its notice of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) $6.1 billion initial public offering (IPO) on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), according to an emailed press release April 12. The transaction follows EFG Herme’s […]

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Vodafone relaunches Voxi mobile rate to £10 for millions of struggling homes

Vodafone is reinstating its “Voxi for Now” social tariff. With the special offer, Voxi customers can get unlimited 5G data, calls and texts for £10 a month for up to six months. Vodafone has relaunched its Voxi social rate ( Image: Getty Images) Vodafone is relaunching its social tariff on its Voxi network to help […]

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African Markets – Factors to Watch April 12

World map with charts and graphs as symbols of global finance NAIROBI, April 12 (Reuters) – The following corporate announcements, forecast economic indicators, debt and currency market movements and political events could affect African markets on Tuesday. EVENTS: Uganda’s central bank is due to publish its benchmark rate for the next two months. The rate […]

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TON Foundation is in talks with three African countries to launch stablecoins

TON Blockchain works with Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the Republic of … [+] Congo to launch p2p crypto payments on Telegram. Getty Africa has been widely reported to have one of the highest crypto adoption rates in the world. This trend could continue if new developments in Central Africa progress through […]

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Lemonade Finance expands to seven new African markets

By Kester Kenn Klomegah For the second round this year, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Coordinating Committee for Economic Cooperation with African Countries (AfroCom) brought together business leaders, urging them to look at the African market with great interest and to work more systematically and regularly. The African market is competitive […]

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Lemonade Finance expands to seven African markets

African diaspora-focused fintech startup Lemonade Finance has expanded user transaction options to Senegal, Ivory Coast, Benin, Cameroon, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. Initially, users could only send money to Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya at affordable rates on the Lemonade Finance platform. The new extension provides users with more alternatives to transact across countries. Ridwan Olalere and […]

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The new owner of the Las Vegas Strip casino is looking to Dubai

Anything can happen on the Las Vegas Strip. That goes for what tourists might do in a place that for years has told people that any sins they commit in Sin City “stay in Vegas,” but that goes for actual properties on the famed expanse of land. MGM Resorts International (MGM) – Get the MGM […]

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Zimbabwe: Dairibord targets the South African market

Dairibord Holdings intends to start exporting to South Africa as it seeks to increase its exports and generate more foreign exchange needed for key imported raw materials and equipment. The group’s chief executive, Antony Mandiwanza, told an analyst briefing on Wednesday that the group aims to drive more products to cash sales as suppliers now […]

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Jonathan urges African countries to strengthen institutions for the benefit of citizens

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has urged African countries to strengthen institutions to ensure peace and security for citizens. Jonathan made the call on Thursday during a keynote speech titled “Building an Inclusive Society for the Next Generation” in Abuja. He delivered the speech at the year one memorial and launch of the Innocent Chukwuemeka […]

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Jonathan instructs African countries on the culture of inclusion

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says African countries must deliberately foster a culture of inclusion. He advised them to have the same concern for enthroning equal rights and justice on the continent. Jonathan said so on Thursday during a keynote speech titled “Building an Inclusive Society for the Next Generation” in Abuja. He delivered the speech […]

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LIC Resident Wins Squarespace Scholarship | East and Southeast Queens News

Kobina Ansah of Long Island City is one of four winners of the fifth annual “Make It Awards,” a grant that provides four entrepreneurs and creators with funds from the tri-state area and exposure to elevate their businesses. Ansah received $30,000 in funds, a one-year subscription to Squarespace – one of the grant sponsors – […]

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Slick Cash Loan Offers Instant Loans Guaranteed Approval Online Across the United States

Slick Cash Loan makes it easy for anyone to get a loan with instant loans online with guaranteed approval. Slick Cash Loan, the leading online loan service renowned for its fast and reliable loan services, now offers online instant loans with guaranteed approval across the United States. People short of funds can contact Smooth cash […]

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3D printing gives African countries an edge in manufacturing

Thousands of years ago, the black-smith led a technological leap in sub-Saharan Africa. West Africa Nok Culture, for example, changed from using stone tools to iron around 1500 BC. Imagine an innovative craftsman like this re-emerging in the 21st century equipped with digital technologies. It’s not Wakanda science fiction. This is the story of a […]

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EU donates 30 boats and forensic equipment to West African countries

The European Union has donated various safety equipment, including 30 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats, RHIBs and forensic equipment to the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, in the fight against maritime crime and other security issues. The boats and equipment were provided under the EU-funded ECOWAS project titled The West Africa Integrated Maritime Security […]

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itel Home, a new resolution to dominate African markets, families

In what looks like a positioning effort to domesticate itel brands to further appeal to African markets, itel has announced itel Home, a concept that showcases its new and improved product portfolio of smartphones, TVs, mobile accessories and home appliances. to consumers across the country. The brand continues to prioritize giving its customers control, functionality, […]

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How African countries benefit from China-Africa cooperation

During this period, China became more involved and focused on helping African countries in their struggle for independence from colonialism. The second phase of China-Africa cooperation began in 1978-2000, when the first Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held. During this period, China has focused more on economic cooperation with African nations. The third period […]

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UPS, Jumia partner for deliveries to African markets

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Jumia Technologies AG has jumped the most in about 20 months after a deal that will see UPS Inc. use the pan-African e-commerce company’s distribution network to expand on the continent. Jumia’s U.S. certificates of deposit jumped 30% at 11:07 a.m. EDT on the […]

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What Nigeria Should Learn From Other African Countries About Gender Laws

Gender inequality continues to be a global societal issue that affects women and is an obstacle to human growth. Despite significant progress in reducing inequalities, women continue to face prejudice, which is compounded by variables such as culture, religion, social norms and discriminatory laws. In the various forms of prejudice faced by Nigerian women, culture […]

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Main Takeaways | African Markets and Opportunities for Cross-Border Renewable Energy Investments | McDermott Will & Emery

On March 30, 2022, Carl Fleming and Emeka Chinwuba, partners in McDermott’s Energy and Project Finance Practice Group, hosted Dr. Abdelilah Chami, Head of Sustainability for North and Central Africa at Enel Green Power, and Jay Katatumba, Chief Investment Officer at Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, for a lively discussion on Africa’s renewable energy space and cross-border […]

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US allows hunters to import elephant trophies from African countries

The US Fish and Wildlife Service informed some hunters last month that it would allow six trophy elephants to be imported into the United States from Zimbabwe. The African elephant carcasses will be the first allowed into the country in five years. The decision reverses an agency-wide suspension on the processing of elephant trophy import […]

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Main Takeaways | African markets and opportunities for cross-border renewable energy investments

Click here to watch the video. On March 30, 2022, Carl Fleming and Emeka Chinwuba, partners in McDermott’s Energy and Project Finance Practice Group, hosted Dr. Abdelilah Chami, Head of Sustainability for North and Central Africa at Enel Green Power, and Jay Katatumba, Chief Investment Officer at Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, for a lively discussion on […]

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African countries react to global inflation [Business Africa]

In Africa, governments are stepping up their efforts to mitigate the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on the wallets of their citizens. According to UNCTAD data, no less than 25 African countries import more than a third of their wheat from Russia and Ukraine; 15 import more than half and two countries, Benin and Somalia, […]

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888 set to launch iGaming in four African markets in 2022

888 is eyeing a huge new market after forming 888AFRICA, a joint venture that is expected to launch iGaming in four African markets in 2022. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Strategic expansion in Africa Global iGaming company 888 Holdings has formed a joint venture to launch its sports betting and iGaming offerings in major African regulated online betting […]

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Petpooja expands its footprint and makes inroads into the UAE and South African markets

Previous story: IIITD partners with AI-based research assistant RAx Petpooja expands its footprint and makes inroads into the UAE and South African markets Posted on March 30, 2022 Realizing the immense potential of the UAE and South African markets, Petpooja has expanded its presence and already has 10% of its customer base in these countries. […]

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Five reasons why many African countries choose to be “neutral”

In early March, the United Nations General Assembly vote on a resolution calling on Russia to immediately cease its military operations in Ukraine. Out of 193 Member States, 141 vote in favor of the resolution, five voted against, 35 abstained and 12 did not vote at all. Of the 54 African member states, Eritrea voted […]

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Is Dave Stock a Buy, Sell or Hold Now? There’s reason to be skeptical (NASDAQ:DAVE)

martin-dm/E+ via Getty Images Dave Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) offers a range of financial products and services to consumers as an alternative to traditional banks. From the free digital Dave Banking checking account, the company is known for its “ExtraCash” advances at 0% interest up to a few hundred dollars which users can quickly access without […]

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Livingston rum distillery will target ‘neglected’ African markets

Livingston-based Matugga Distillery has exceeded its fundraising target of £300,000 with more than two weeks remaining in its crowdfunding campaign. Owned by chief executive Jacine Rutasikwa and her Ugandan-born husband Paul, Matugga has recruited more than 200 new shareholders through its Crowdcube campaign. With only 15 days left to run, the pair hopes to raise […]

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Ask the MTA | Refund old MetroCards and even tokens

amNewYork Metro, in conjunction with the MTA, is proud to bring back “Ask the MTA,” a column where MTA officials answer your questions about transit service in New York City. If you have a question for the MTA about subways, buses, commuter trains and more, email askthemta[@]amny.com. Q: My card expired in 2020, at the […]

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Caesars Sportsbook promo code slams home the no-fuss Elite 8 bonus

An absolutely wild NCAA tournament continues this weekend, and the latest Caesars Sportsbook promo code will once again offer the choice of two great new player specials when the Elite 8 action arrives. With a choice between the most Great industry risk-free bet protection and awesome betting and be special, there’s no better way to […]

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Caesars Sportsbook Promo Code Offers Sweet 16 Wild Bonus With No Hassle

The latest Caesars Sportsbook promo code offers new players who register before or during the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 action a special event not to be missed. All new players will have a choice of a $1,000 risk free first bet or a $20 bet, get a $200 bonus that pays as long as your […]

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[Webinar] African Markets and Cross-Border Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities – March 30, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. EDT | McDermott Will & Emery

March 30, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT The transition to renewable energy in Africa has progressed impressively over the past decade, with many countries striving to increase their renewable energy capacity in recent years. Forecasts by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) indicate that with the right policies, regulations, governance and access to […]

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The Luxembourg Stock Exchange and the Rwanda Stock Exchange sign a memorandum of understanding

At a special Ring the Bell ceremony held in Luxembourg earlier today, attended by Rwanda’s Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg, His Excellency Ambassador Sebashongore, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) came together to celebrate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions. The MoU aims to […]

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Equity Group to pay record dividend of 11.3 billion shillings

Equity Group is set to pay shareholders a record dividend of 11.3 billion shillings or 3 shillings per share for the year ending December, when its net profit nearly doubled to 39.1 billion shillings. The lender reinstated the dividend after freezing payouts in 2019 and 2020 to conserve cash following the Covid-19 pandemic. Equity’s last […]

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Lusaka Securities Exchange launches SME portal

The Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) has launched the LuSE Gem Portal, an innovative digital platform primarily aimed at providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with access to capital to invest in the growth of their businesses. LuSE Chair Kayula Siame said that the Lusaka Stock Exchange, together with its partners, is pleased to introduce the […]

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how they work, are they safe and which apps to use – Consumer Press

With prices rising everywhere, Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options are better than ever. But are they a good option for you? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. Of course, that “yes” comes with a few stipulations, which I’ll get to, but overall I’ve found that these companies can help make big purchases easier, especially for […]

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African Energy Forum | african markets

The Africa Energy Forum 2022 will be held from June 21 to 24 in Brussels under the theme ‘Africa for Africa: Building the Energy for a Just Transition‘, before starting our journey to Nairobi, Kenya, where we will host our 25th Africa Energy Forum. Once again, we bring together governments, utilities and regulators with development […]

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Investing in African Mining Indaba 2022

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) is solely dedicated to the successful capitalization and development of mining interests in Africa. Successor for over 27 years, Mining Indaba has a unique and broad perspective of the African mining industry, bringing together visionaries and innovators across the entire value chain. Additionally, Mining Indaba continues to support […]

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How Corruption Fuels Coups in African Countries – CIPC President, Owasanoye

The threat of corruption fuels several military takeovers of existing democratic governments in many African countries, the President of the Independent Corruption, Practices Commission, CIPCsaid Bolaji Owasanoye. Mr. Owasanoye noted how the West African region has seen a resurgence of military takeovers of the government over the past two years. According to the head of […]

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How Corruption Fuels Coups in African Countries – Owasanoye, ICPC President

The threat of corruption fuels several military takeovers of existing democratic governments in many African countries, the President of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said. Mr. Owasanoye noted how the West African region has seen a resurgence of military takeovers of the government over the past two years. According […]

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Cellulant and UBA to expand payments to 19 African countries | The Guardian Nigeria News

Cellulant and United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc announced a partnership that will expand payment services for merchants and consumers in 19 key African countries where UBA operates. The countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Mozambique, […]

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African Countries With The Most Handsome Men (Photos)

According to them, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, but not when it comes to African men. They are always a sight for sore eyes. African men, whether they are from the North, South, West or East are very handsome. African men are tall, tasteful and vigorously invested. African men are also known […]

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Groundwater Could Help Kickstart Green Recovery in African Countries: Where to Start

African leaders have joined a global push for a “green recovery” from the setback of COVID-19 and the climate crisis. Like the African Union Green Recovery Action Plan he says, this essentially means investing in the sustainable use of resources. A joint statement endorsed by 54 African leaders underlines the need for the continent to […]

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Kenya: Safaricom takes 99.9% of the mobile money market

Safaricom has raised its control of the mobile money market to 99.9% as part of regulators’ efforts to open up its M-Pesa platform to interface with those of rivals Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya in a bid to enhance competition in the sector. Data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows that M-Pesa has […]

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World Happiness Report 2022: 20 African Countries Rank Better Than Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigeria was ranked the 118th happiest country in the world, 2 points lower than its position last year, indicating the country’s declining perception on key indicators. The World Happiness Report, based largely on life ratings from the Gallup World Poll, ranks Nigeria 118 out of 146 countries surveyed, with the Nordic countries dominating the top […]

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4 red flags to watch out for when choosing a personal lender

Image source: Getty Images You don’t want to end up with the wrong lender for your needs. Key points There are many different lenders who offer personal loans. Rates and terms may vary from lender to lender. Borrowers should be on the lookout for disadvantageous terms when shopping for a personal lender. Personal loans can […]

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Fitch confirms Mozambique to the “CCC”

Fitch Ratings confirmed Mozambique’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuers (IDR) default rating at ‘CCC’. Fitch generally does not assign Outlook or apply modifiers for sovereigns with a rating of “CCC” or less. A full list of rating actions can be found at the end of this rating action commentary. Main rating factors Substantial credit risk: Mozambique’s […]

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Cuentas donates $20,000 to Smile Train as part of social impact collaboration with Miss Universe

Miss Universe 2021, Andrea Meza and Miss Mexico 2021, Debora Hallal have teamed up with mobile banking app and debit card provider Cuentas to enable the donation MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/March 15 2022 / Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUEN)(NASDAQ:CUENW) (“Cuentas”), a leading financial technology provider of mobile banking and payment solutions, has donated $20,000 to Smile Train as part […]

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Many African countries remain neutral on Russian invasion of Ukraine: NPR

NPR’s Ailsa Chang interviews Aanu Adeoye of the Chatham House think tank about African nations’ responses to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. AILSA CHANG, HOST: While Washington and many European countries are pushing to further isolate Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, many African countries have remained neutral. Nearly half of all countries that refrained from […]

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Stantec: selected to support African countries towards a more connected digital economy

Stantec’s international development team in Belgium recently won three projects from the European Commission. These projects will support the achievement of the European Union (EU) digital agenda in African countries. Each project will draw on the team’s local experience and technical expertise in the areas of communication, advocacy and stakeholder engagement. The team’s work will […]

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North African countries scramble for wheat amid war in Ukraine

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Russia-Ukraine North African countries are racing to find new supplies of wheat to help contain rising food prices, as the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to hit the region. With global supply chains already strained due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a wheat-buying spree in Egypt, Libya, […]

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NCAA March Madness prepares for the return to normal

A general view of the March Madness logo prior to the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Houston Cougars in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Aaron Doster | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters After two difficult and pandemic-disrupted years, the March madness we all know so well returns. […]

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Caesars Sportsbook Promo Code Brings 4 Crazy Weekend Deals

Caesars Sportsbook promo code AMNYCZR will unpack access to four different great bonuses over a weekend packed with college basketball conference tournament games, NBA games and NHL action, among other events, including the Players Championship. This latest Caesars Sportsbook promo code will offer $1,100 risk-free first bet insurance which is then backed by three different […]

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High Commissioners from 4 African countries and Iran inaugurate MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana

High Commissioners from 4 African countries and Iran inaugurate MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana Ludhiana, March 11 (KNN) High Commissioners and Consular Officers from four African countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, Niger and Iran inaugurated MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana on Friday. It is a four-day event showcasing the latest technology that takes place at the Ludhiana […]

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Are personal loans safer than home equity loans?

Image source: Getty Images You might want to go for a personal loan for a big reason. Key points Personal loans are unsecured, while home equity loans use your property as collateral. It’s important to keep up with loan repayments no matter what, but you may prefer a personal loan so you don’t put your […]