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Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) highlighted the role of small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as engine of growth and sustainable development...

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Economic activity started to rebound in 2016, after two years of weak growth On December 16, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund...

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East Africa: Technology and Innovation Ease the Burden of Tax Compliance

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South Africa: Trade and Industry Committee on the Status of The National Credit Amendment...

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50 Kenyan companies listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’...

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Egypt strong, Saudi bolstered by $12.5bln sovereign bond issue

Egypt's stock index climbed on Thursday ahead of a central bank meeting on monetary policy later in the day, while the banking sector helped...

Roaring to life: Growth and innovation in African retail banking

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Winners Announced for Private Equity Africa Awards 2017

Private Equity Africa (PEA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 GP & Advisor Awards. The awards saw 22 firms collect much coveted...

Ecobank renews partnership with APO Group

APO Group (), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, is delighted to announce a new contract with the biggest...

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