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    Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

    Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

    By Eugene Yiga 2 days ago

    SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

    9 Jun 2021

    Africa's free trade area offers great promise. But only if risks are managed with resolve

    For all its stutters and missteps, there can be little argument that the European Union (EU) has largely lived up to its ambitious billing: to create stability and growth on a continent...

    By John Luiz 27 May 2021

    Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

    The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

    By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

    Nigeria is making progress with financial inclusion: here's how

    In developing economies, many people are excluded in various ways from financial services.Including them is necessary for three main reasons...

    By Emmanuel Mogaji 20 May 2021

    #StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

    Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

    POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026

    The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

    18 May 2021

    Register now: CEO Connect discussion on Competitive Collaboration in Africa - One Africa, One Voice

    SVAI (Shared Value Africa Initiative) is excited to invite all CEOs and executives to the 2021 CEO Connect Roundtable on 4 June!..

    Issued by Shift Impact Africa 17 May 2021

    Africans urged to trade more with each other

    African countries continue to trade more with the outside world than among themselves, according to findings of the UN Economic Commission for Africa assessment report...

    7 May 2021

    Nigeria extends naira incentive offer to boost diaspora inflow

    ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's central bank plans to extend a naira incentive offer to recipients of dollar remittance until further notice, it said, in a push to boost foreign currency supply...

    By Chijioke Ohuocha 7 May 2021

    MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO

    MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt...

    By Chijioke Ohuocha 5 May 2021

    Investing in Nigeria: Discipline is key

    The end of quarter one 2021 marks one year since markets bottomed following the Covid-19 global outbreak...

    By Rami Hajjar 5 May 2021

    African sovereign wealth funds double down on governance to power growth and prosperity

    A new study covering 11 African countries shows that most have a sovereign wealth fund or are in the process of establishing one...

    28 Apr 2021

    AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

    The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

    By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

    Sarb gives Grobank, Access Bank deal the nod

    The Prudential Authority of the South African Reserve Bank has approved Access Bank's acquisition of the controlling interest in Grobank...

    29 Mar 2021

    How Nigerian banks empower women through corporate social responsibility

    Businesses are part of societies and successful businesses can create an environment that benefits their customers, employees, communities and shareholders...

    By Emmanuel Mogaji 17 Mar 2021

    2020 a slow year for dealmaking in Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look promising - Part 3

    In the final part of this three-part series, we analyse M&A data from Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria...

    By Wildu du Plessis and Morne van der Merwe 1 Mar 2021

    What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

    Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

    By Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

    West African solar startup secures $8.5m

    Senegal-based startup, Oolu has secured $8.5m in a Series B round of investment led by RP Global, an independent renewable energy developer, and several additional investors...

    By Ishani Chetty 24 Dec 2020

    Europlaw Group and SJ Global Investments entered into international joint venture agreement

    Europlaw Group decided of entering into a formal business collaboration of entering into a joint venture with SJ Global Investments...

    Issued by Europlaw 2 Mar 2021



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