ICGN's Henry Jones resigns

Chair of the ICGN Board of Governors, Henry Jones, resigns...

20 Jan 2022

2022 Pan-African (Re)Insurance Journalism Awards opens entries
2022 Pan-African (Re)Insurance Journalism Awards opens entries

Continental Reinsurance Plc has opened submissions for the 2022 pan-African (re)insurance journalism awards...

20 Jan 2022

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Global e-commerce payment transactions to surpass $7.5tn by 2026

As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021...

17 Jan 2022

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Cerrejón joint venture sale completed

The sale of Anglo American plc's 33.3% shareholding in the Cerrejón joint venture to Glencore plc has been completed...

12 Jan 2022

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Outlook for global economy bleak, World Economic Forum warns

The global economy is expected to be 2.3 per cent smaller by 2024, than it would have been without the pandemic, the World Economic Forum, 17th Global Risk Report 2022, states...

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 12 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: What's next for retailing in Africa?
#BizTrends2022: What's next for retailing in Africa?

In the aftermath of lockdowns that led to divestments, delays in expansion plans and bankruptcy, the crisis also offered new opportunities to existing and new players to improve their market penetration across Africa...

Christele ChokossaBy Christele Chokossa 5 Jan 2022

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The Islamic Development Bank injects $252.5m into Pakistan's vital projects

IsDB provides $252.5m to support Pakistan's 'green' agenda and anti-Covid drive...

3 Jan 2022

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Wizkid and Flutterwave launch innovative global cross-border payments platform

Wizkid teams with Flutterwave, Africa's leading payments technology company since 2016, to launch new way to send money globally...

24 Dec 2021

#FestiveTogether: Joining in wishing you all a blessed festive season
#FestiveTogether: Joining in wishing you all a blessed festive season

This festive season we take a moment to reflect on how privileged we have been to represent and serve our dynamic, creative business communities for another year!..

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Optimism returns to markets

Today's market commentary...

7 Dec 2021

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The 2022 African banking trends unpacked

Financial industry experts joined the speaker panel at the free-to-attend 2021 Future of Banking webinar earlier this week where they discussed the key 'Megatrends Reshaping Banking in Africa'...

3 Dec 2021

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South Africa's rand recovers

South Africa's rand stabilises once more after sinking on Omicron worries...

29 Nov 2021

African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road
African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road

Deep in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, members of the National Youth Service tirelessly swing machetes to clear dense shrubs obscuring railway tracks...

By Duncan Miriri 22 Nov 2021

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New financial tribes in banking identified

Three quarters (75%) of global consumers are now more likely to use digital banking in the next few months than before the pandemic...

12 Nov 2021


Powell in the hot seat as he signals Fed's latest policy moves

Despite the remarkable progress in the US Labour market and an inflation that remains well above the country's longer-run goal of 2%, the US Central Bank has indicated it plans to start raising interest rates "soon".

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 21 hours ago

Londoners divided as Johnson drops Covid rules in England

Londoners have mixed views on an easing of coronavirus restrictions last week Wednesday (19 January 2022) after British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson dropped Covid-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in England.

24 Jan 2022

International Finance Corporation mobilises new investors to support ODATA expansion in Brazil

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has led a new tranche of financing to strengthen ODATA Brasil S.A.'s investments in its data centres in Brazil.

14 Jan 2022

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