Latest News for: African financier


Retirement on your terms: Mastering the art of saving in a tough economy

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Sep 2023
We live in an era where economic volatility is the norm rather than the exception, and South Africans face mounting financial challenges,” says Marius Pretorius, Head of Marketing for Old Mutual Retail Savings and Income ... of a financial adviser,” says Pretorius.

Ekurhuleni ANC's Dlabathi says city close to being bankrupt

Eye Witness News 27 Sep 2023
Previous reports released by the Auditor-General deemed the City of Ekurhuleni as one of the few municipalities in Gauteng with adequate financial management. JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) in Ekurhuleni said it was concerned with the current state of the municipality’s finances.

Naturalize Now, Houston! Initiative Seeks to Help ALL Aspiring Americans Become Citizens

Houston Forward Times 27 Sep 2023
Born in the Central African Republic—a tiny country in the middle of Africa—Hervé-Michel Jackson Bremaidou moved to the U.S ... Back home, Jackson Bremaidou’s family began to struggle financially because of the civil war, so they eventually had to flee the Central African Republic and move to a neighboring country—Cameroon and eventually to France.

Empowering Families Through Financial Literacy

Enid News & Eagle 27 Sep 2023
26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- dfree® Financial Freedom Movement Arrives in Newark, New Jersey. Empowering Families Through Financial Literacy. Real-Time Financial Assistance for All ... It's dedicated to empowering African-American families through the power of financial literacy ... About dfree® Financial Freedom Movement.

Simple answers to questions about life insurance, from Old Mutual

Eye Witness News 27 Sep 2023
So, why is it that the 2022 Financial Sector Outlook Study by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) found that only 1 in 10 South Africans have life insurance? ... An accredited financial adviser can help you determine the amount of cover you need, and together you can agree on a premium that suits your budget.

Old Mutual 1H Adj Headline Earnings ZAR3.16B

Market Watch 27 Sep 2023
The pan-African financial-services group said Wednesday that the slow postpandemic economic recovery, high inflation and borrowing costs continue to exacerbate pressure on customer's income in its Africa regions. The company reported headline earnings of 4.36 billion South African rand ($228.6 million) compared with ZAR4.75 billion the year before ... .

President Biden Announces the Inaugural Members of the President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement ...

The White House 26 Sep 2023
Silvester Beaman is the 139th elected and consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church ... government agency dedicated to supporting African-led, African-driven development solutions via catalytic financial investments in and local technical assistance to African grassroots communities and local enterprises.

SAA celebrates two-year milestone of returning to the skies

Independent online (SA) 26 Sep 2023
As South Africa’s national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), celebrates a two-year milestone after returning to the skies in September 2021, the airline said it was intent on regaining its position as a leading African airline.

As Ebenezer Onyeagwu Delivers Bumper Harvest to Shareholders

This Day 26 Sep 2023
He had stated that the feat reflected the bank’s position as a leading financial institution in Nigeria and the African continent ... Director/CEO of Zenith Bank as well as his contributions to the growth of the financial services sector in Nigeria and across the African continent.

Africa: What Happens When an African Country Declares Bankruptcy?

All Africa 26 Sep 2023
There is a report from the international financial experts showing that a number of African countries are facing the real risk of becoming bankrupt ....

New South Bend commission to examine legacy of racism on city's Black residents

South Bend Tribune 26 Sep 2023
His bill called for a "Truth and Reconciliation Commission" to study financial reparations, a formal apology to African American residents and a request for South Bend schools to include local stories of discrimination in history lessons.

Ramokgopa wants to ensure the expansion of national grid treated with urgency

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
The expansion of the electricity grid forms part of the energy action plan - the core goal is to bring an end to the rolling power cuts ... The South African government will need more than R100 billion by the start of the next financial year to fund the expansion of the national grid ... .

Political Party Funding Act needs teeth, says IEC

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Sep 2023
Parties must submit quarterly and annual audited financial statements to the commission. All donations less than the threshold are submitted in the annual audited financial statements ... The EFF only declared donations in the third quarter of the 2021-22 financial year. The African ...

MTN Group Reiterates Long Term Strategic Plan, Eyes 100m MoMo Users

This Day 25 Sep 2023
... active data subscribers, 10 million home broadband users across its African markets by 2025 ... According to Madale, MTN Group intends to use its Momo platform to close the digital divide and deepen financial inclusion, while making financial transactions a lot easier for Africans.

UBA Partners AfCFTA on $6 Billion Financing Solutions for SMEs in Africa

This Day 25 Sep 2023
“Under this partnership, UBA will go beyond just financing to provide non-financial ... UBA is a leading pan-African financial institution, offering banking services to more than 37 million customers across 1,000 business offices and customer touch points in 20 African countries.

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In this photo released by Azerbaijan's border guard service on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, Azerbaijan's border guard officers pose with detained Ruben Vardanyan, center, in Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan says it has detained the former head of Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government as he tried to cross into Armenia following Azerbaijan's 24-hour blitz last week to reclaim control of the enclave. The arrest of Ruben Vardanyan was announced by Azerbaijan's border guard service.
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