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IFC and the African Development Bank Launch Program to Support Women Farmers in Côte d’Ivoire

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
The three-year advisory project – in consultation with Côte d’Ivoire’s government and financial institutions – will support 200 women-led farmer organizations in the West African nation ... As part of the project, IFC and the African Development Bank ...

Here’s why South Africa is embracing cryptocurrencies

Invezz 17 Jun 2021
Top African markets ... South African finance experts predict a boom in cryptocurrency trade, not only domestically, but across the continent ... The South African Reserve Bank will also play a role in monitoring cryptocurrency assets and service providers and will be looking out for “cross-border financial flows,” according to QZ.

South Africa’s IFWG points way for Nigeria to regulate crypto market

Business Day Online 17 Jun 2021
... of different stakeholders in the public sector including the Competition Commission, the Financial Intelligence Centre, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, the National Credit Regulator, National Treasury, the South African Revenue Service, and the South African Reserve Bank.

African tourism ministers pledge to work together to revitalize ailing tourism industry

Urdu Point 17 Jun 2021
WINDHOEK, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jun, 2021 ) .African minister attending the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Brand Africa Summit on Thursday released a communique, agreeing to work together to find a solution to revitalize the continental tourism industry currently financially battered by COVID-19.

Carver Bancorp and Bank of America Announce Closing of Social Impact Credit Facility with BlackRock

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 17 Jun 2021
Headquartered in Harlem, NY, Carver was founded in 1948 to serve African American communities whose residents, businesses, and institutions had limited access to mainstream financial services ... Carver is one of the largest African- and Caribbean-American managed banks in the United States.

Net1 expresses condolences on the passing of its Chairman Jabu Mabuza

Omaha World-Herald 17 Jun 2021
He was a strong believer in Net1’s mission of serving the underbanked communities of South Africa and was committed to Net1’s renewed focus on financial inclusion for all. Jabu will be remembered as a philanthropist and a patriotic South African ... Net1 is a South African-focused financial technology company with a presence in Africa and Asia.

Impilo Plus is authorised to provide financial services

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2021
On 18 February 2021, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), cautioned the public about conducting business with Impilo Plus (Impilo Plus (Pty) Ltd t/a Impilo Plus Insure), who were conducting unauthorised financial services ... The FSCA can confirm, with effect from 1 May 2021, Impilo Plus has been authorised to provide financial services.

Hog futures in China tumble to record low amid fears of pork oversupply

Business Insider 16 Jun 2021
BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Hog futures in China tumbled to record lows amid fears of pork oversupply, the Financial Times reported ... The slide comes after Chinese authorities encouraged farmers to stock up on pork reserves and raise more pigs after outbreaks of African swine fever or ASF, according to the Financial Times.

Congo Senate declines to lift former PM's immunity over failed agro project

Reuters 16 Jun 2021
But in a letter to parliament last month, they said he bypassed public procurement requirements to contract out operations at Bukanga Lonzo to a South African company and suggested he had a financial motive for doing so ... "Your company, in partnership with the South Africans, is called FEED AFRICA.

Letters: All communities need access to new Alzheimer’s drug

The Post and Courier 16 Jun 2021
News. FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug panned by experts. By MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press ... Some researchers and scientists question the validity of the positive outcome of the new treatment ... African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s but least likely to have the financial resources to access treatment, support and care ... .

How SA teams can now qualify for European Champions Cup

Supersport 15 Jun 2021
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I think this penny stock is an absolute bargain

The Motley Fool 15 Jun 2021
Pan African Resources (LSE ... Compared to other penny stocks, this gives me hope that Pan African Resources is not overly risky, being both financially stable and generating strong profits. There was also increased gold production to nearly 180,000 ounces, and this is expected to increase to 195,000 ounces for the current financial year.

Galveston offers authentic locale for African-American tourism

The Galveston Daily News 15 Jun 2021
Raymond Lewis, a member of the Galveston Park Board’s diversity, equity and inclusion task force, spoke at the summit about the significant financial contribution the African-American market brings to the national tourism sector ... Other regions in the United States are looking at marketing to African-American travelers, as well.

Juneteenth celebrations provide chance for reflection, growth following difficult year

The Columbus Dispatch 15 Jun 2021
For African Americans across the country, Juneteenth marks a jubilant period of celebratory cookouts and get-togethers under the summer sun ... That chapter began in 1863 with the signing of President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which freed enslaved African Americans in Confederate states.