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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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decipher how African countries voted at the UN

In recent weeks, the world has witnessed the tensest moments in international relations since the end of the Cold War. This was evident in the deliberations and voting by United Nations members on resolutions calling on Russia to end its invasion and withdraw its forces from Ukraine. The events were also a stress test for […]

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Improve your credit with a debit card

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. For many, having a good credit rating is key to achieving many financial milestones in life, […]

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Tapps app launches retail financing with VS online services

Previous story: Repeltec undergoing World Health Organization approved field trials with the Somali Malaria Program Tapps app launches retail financing with VS online services Posted on February 23, 2022 VS Online Services has partnered with Jeff Tucker of Tennessee to launch Tapps App, a new retail credit management system to simplify the consumer finance process […]

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Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa are the main African markets for remittances to Kenya.

However, compared to the same period last year, remittances from the diaspora increased by 21.7%, according to the latest data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). CBK data showed cumulative inflows for the 12 months ending January amounted to $3.778 billion (427 billion shillings) compared to $3.113 billion (351.4 billion shillings) during the same […]

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PayDay Say Company Acquired Personal Money Services Company – Company

PayDay Say Company has just acquired Personal Money Service, an online platform designed to connect borrowers with direct creditors across the United States. The acquisition will better meet the needs of PayDay Say customers across the country, as this company aims to help every borrower meet their urgent financial needs through its website. Consumers from […]

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Five African countries. Six coups. Why now?

Shots ring out. Rumors of a military coup spread. The president is nowhere to be found. The nation turns on the television and collectively switches to the state channel, where it sees new leaders, wearing berets and fatigues, announcing that the constitution is suspended, the national assembly dissolved, borders closed. Over the past 18 months, […]

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Cuentas adds new features to mobile banking app

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your one week free trial here. Get paid 2 days early via direct deposit. New products in the mobile app digital store. MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/January 25 2022 / Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUEN)(NASDAQ: CUENW) (“Cuentas”), a leading financial technology provider of mobile banking and payment solutions, has added several new […]

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The payday loan industry in 2022

Payday loans are short-term loans that you can take out when you need money. They should not be confused with a credit card cash advance, which is a form of borrowing from your credit card company. These types of loans generally have lower interest rates and longer repayment periods than other types of unsecured loans. […]

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BNPL’s Growing Role in Unsecured Lending

Paying for goods according to the installment plan is not a new method of payment, but it has resurfaced in response to increased consumer interest. “Buy now, pay later” gives consumers more control over how much they spend and where they spend it. It also gives them more freedom to buy the things they want, […]

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Money talks: predatory lending is very dangerous

Using a payday loan can feel like a deal with the devil. After signing and receiving your money, you may be wondering, “what did I do?” TEMPLE, Texas — We’ve all been there at some point in our lives. You are having financial difficulties for a number of reasons and you just need some quick […]

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Garden State Home Loan Review 2022

Editorial independence We want to help you make more informed decisions. Certain links on this page – clearly marked – may direct you to a partner website and allow us to earn a referral commission. For more information see How we make money. Garden State Home Loan Review 2022 Editor’s Note: (2.3 / 5) Editor’s […]

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Give your opinion | Ascension

Best benefits Monitor spending Empower makes it easy to monitor all of your expenses in one place. You can connect all your bank accounts and credit cards to the app. Once you’ve linked an account, you can use Empower to view balance and recent transactions. The application also allows you to personalize your budget, in […]

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The exploits of Nigerian writers on the world stage… as other African countries dominate literary awards in 2021 – :::… The Tide News Online :::…

A few months ago, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on International Youth Day 2021 said: “Young people are at the forefront of the struggle to build a better future for all”. He added that “the Covid -19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for the kind of transformational change they seek”, while urging young people […]

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Biden lifts travel ban in 8 African countries with Omicron variant

Travel restrictions will be lifted for eight African countries under the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. According to a senior official in the Biden administration, the president has lifted his travel restrictions to Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Eswatini, Mozambique and Lesotho, reports CNBC. The restrictions are expected to end on December 31 at 12:01 […]

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United States lifts travel restrictions for southern African countries

MONDAY, December 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) – As of December 31, the United States will lift travel restrictions on eight countries in southern Africa. The restrictions were first announced in late November in response to concerns over Omicron, the highly contagious new variant of COVID-19. Omicron was first spotted in southern Africa. The restrictions targeted […]

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Many African countries are tightening pandemic restrictions in the face of a Covid surge.

NAIROBI, Kenya — In the past three weeks alone, the percentage of Kenyans testing positive for coronavirus has risen from less than 1% to over 30% — the highest positivity rate in the country to date. In Uganda, nearly 50 lawmakers and their aides, some of them vaccinated, tested positive this week after attending a […]

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Many African countries tighten Covid restrictions as fourth wave spreads

NAIROBI, Kenya – In the past three weeks alone, the percentage of Kenyans testing positive for coronavirus has risen from less than 1% to over 30% – the highest positivity rate in the country to date. In Uganda, nearly 50 lawmakers and their aides, some of them vaccinated, tested positive this week after attending a […]

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Omicron: US lifts travel restrictions on 8 southern African countries

REUTERS Fri 24 Dec 2021 21:45 Last update on: Fri 24 Dec 2021 21:49 Passengers wait to board international flights, amid the spread of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron, at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, November 28, 2021. REUTERS / Sumaya Hisham / File Photo “> Passengers wait to board international […]

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United States Lifts Omicron Travel Ban on Eight African Countries | US News

The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries imposed last month over concerns over the rapidly spreading variant of Covid-19 Omicron, the White House said on Friday. Foreign nationals banned from entering the United States because they have visited one of the eight countries in the previous 14 days will be […]

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Reports of vaccine hesitation in African countries contradict reality

MBARARA, UGANDA – When word spreads that Covid-19 vaccines are available locally, crowds rush to the regional referral hospital in Mbarara, western Uganda. Hundreds of people will wait for hours in the sweltering heat outside the hospital’s still full vaccination tent; many are refused when vaccine doses run out. As public health workers supporting vaccination […]

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Loans without credit check to unemployed people. Online improvements that pay off

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Many U.S. citizens with credit restrictions have a pressing need for an ideal and beneficial product to generally meet their long-term credit needs.

Many U.S. citizens with credit restrictions have a pressing need for an ideal and beneficial product to generally meet their long-term credit needs. Will you be the target of harassing, deceptive or abusive methods by collection agencies? Are you currently harassed by a payday loan or a loan collector looking to collect a loan? If […]

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How African countries are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic | Imperial News

We take an in-depth look at how three African countries have coped with the pandemic so far and how they are rolling out immunization programs. The impact of the pandemic on the African continent has been varied due to the fact that African countries are not on an equal footing. For example, countries with the […]

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UK removes 11 African countries from travel ‘red list’ as Omicron spreads rapidly nationwide

Topline British officials announcement they will remove 11 African countries from the country’s red list on Wednesday, saying travel restrictions are no longer effective in containing the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus as it is now widespread in the UK, while the ban more Strict US restrictions on travel from certain African […]

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Why restrictions on southern African countries are called “travel apartheid”

South African President Cypril Ramaphosa last week said the restrictions punish the very people and governments that have helped inform the world of a new variant of the coronavirus Travel restrictions imposed on countries in southern Africa – where Omicron was first identified – by dozens of countries, including the United States and Britain, are […]

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AU calls for lifting of COVID-related travel bans against African countries

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday called for an “urgent rescinding” of travel bans imposed on some African countries following the emergence of the Omicron variant COVID-19. Following the announcement by South African scientists of the discovery of the variant in late November, several countries imposed travel restrictions on southern African countries in order to […]

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Ghana opposes distinguishing African countries from travel bans linked to Covid-19 – – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (right) in a nudge with Cyril Ramaphosa President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has declared Ghana’s opposition to all attempts to designate African countries for the imposition of travel bans, as instruments of immigration control. This position, President Akufo-Addo said, was based on the fact that “the omicron variant of COVID-19, […]

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WHO criticizes travel bans in southern African countries – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

World Health Organization logo (Facebook) The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose a flight ban on countries in southern Africa over concerns over the new variant of the omicron. WHO Regional Director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti called on countries to follow international science and health regulations to avoid […]

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The Latest: CDC Says People 18 and Over Should Get Booster Shot | Govt. & Politics

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and receive a booster as he seeks to allay concerns over the new COVID-19 omicron variant. But he won’t immediately push for more restrictions to stop its spread, his chief medical adviser has said. Dr Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert and […]

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United States joins restriction of travel from African countries on new variant of covid

Reuters Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:59 AM Last update: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:09 AM Passengers pass through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States, November 24, 2021. REUTERS “> Passengers pass through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States, November 24, 2021. […]

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Ghanaian fintech Waya sees strong growth propelling it into other African markets

Ghana-based payments startup Waya is seeing 20% ​​monthly growth in its three existing markets, prompting it to launch expansion activities in three other African countries. Founded in 2018 after co-founder Delali Anku-Adiamah took on the challenge of sending money back to Ghana while traveling to Africa, Waya provides seamless local and international payments and transfers […]

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Analysis: Violence confronts South African markets with reality

South African rand coins are seen in this illustration photo taken October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rand erases all 2021 gains after heavy fall Closures, vaccination delays weigh on economic recovery South Africa’s unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world Possible Fed cut, […]

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The digital infrastructure imperative in African markets

Over the past two decades, Chinese companies have come to dominate the telecommunications infrastructure landscape in emerging markets. Around 50% of Africa’s 3G networks and 70% of its 4G networks are built by Huawei. The Clean Network Initiative was the Trump administration’s central policy aimed at curbing the expansion of Chinese tech infrastructure, but only […]

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African cultures and influences of Black Panther – Quartz Africa

Wakanda may not have been real, but the Black Panther Costume designer Ruth Carter and Hannah Beachler, the film’s production designer, both drew on very real tribes and cultures to represent the diverse peoples that make up the nation of Wakanda. In Black Panther, Wakanda is a kingdom made up of several different tribes, each […]