Mobile Money – Banking For The Unbanked

Mobile money is an innovation that is making a significant difference in the lives of millions of people in developing countries. Technology has revolutionized banking....

The International Monetary Fund Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Federal...

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SA deficit narrows in the fourth quarter

Pretoria - South Africa's current account deficit narrowed to 3.6% of GDP in the fourth quarter of 2011, said the Reserve Bank. "Relative to the...

WorldRemit to kickstart uptake of Digital Money Transfers to Cameroon

Digital remittance service completes series of strategic deals with Cameroon partners Leading remittance service WorldRemit (Worldremit.com/en/Cameroon) is set to accelerate adoption of digital money transfers...

NFEC’s Financial Literacy Campaign Enters Second Phase in Kenya

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) partnered with NurtureSmart to launch a financial literacy campaign in Kenya and surrounding African Countries. This campaign is...

Africa Challenged to Harness Natural Resources for Inclusive Growth

The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa,...

Higher growth projected for SA economy

With an improved economic outlook, South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to come in at 1% in 2018, up from the 0.7%...

EAC monetary union negotiating team embarks on study tour of European Union

A 20-member delegation from the East African Community, will, Friday 13 January 2012 depart for Brussels, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Berlin on a 12-day study...

Absa becomes first African member of R3

Barclays' South African unit Absa is boarding the blockchain train, joining the R3 consortium and teaming up with several local banks in an effort...

West African Development Bank (WADB) Appoints New Director of Communication

On Monday, the African Press Organization (APO) welcomed the appointment of Mr. Saïdou M. Ouédraogo to the post of Director of Communication, Marketing and...

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