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ICGN's Henry Jones resigns

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), with members responsible for assets of $59tn, regretfully announces the retirement of Henry Jones as Chair of the ICGN Board of Governors, due to unforeseen health issues.

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. Business reporters across the African continent may submit entries across several award categories until 31 January 2022.

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, reveals a new study from Juniper Research.

17 Jan 2022

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Cerrejón joint venture sale completed

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

12 Jan 2022

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Outlook for global economy bleak, World Economic Forum warns

The outlook for the recovery of our global economy is bleak. This is according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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 various lockdowns that led to divestments, delays in expansion plans and in some cases, bankruptcy, the crisis also offered new opportunities to existing and new players to improve their market penetration across the African...

Christele ChokossaBy Christele Chokossa 5 Jan 2022

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

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), has approved $252.5m for financing two vital projects in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

3 Jan 2022

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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 23 hours ago

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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

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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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