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African Interest-Free Banking and Finance Forum to be held in Addis Ababa- Ethiopia

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SA improves 2018 Index of Economic Freedom

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Understanding Bitcoin in Kenya during the Festive Season

Paxful, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, boasts more than 6 million trades in Africa for 2018 and reports that African users are leading on...

Kenya Implements the International Monetary Fund’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

The Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) was established by the IMF in 2015 to support improved data transparency, encourage statistical development, and help...

Looking Ahead to Chart Today’s Course: The Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa

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