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23rd Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar opens in Kampala

B & FT Online 05 Oct 2022
The over-200 representatives from African financial institutions, joined by professionals from regulatory agencies, corporations and law firms, will benefit from the knowledge of some of the most talented, knowledgeable and experienced practitioners in the industry to lead discussions on the rich and informative content of the seminar.
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Why we should acknowledge and appreciate the role of teachers

Independent online (SA) 05 Oct 2022
“A study published in the South African Journal of Education found that prior to the onset of the pandemic, the majority of South African teachers had no formal training in technology ... Crew for a Cause is a South African NPO that sponsors bursaries for financially disadvantaged high school learners to attend top-quality schools across the country.
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African countries delay cross-border trading of securities to December

Xinhua 05 Oct 2022
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide support to link ten African stock exchanges through a digital platform, he said ... Odundo noted that currently, it is expensive for African investors to purchase shares, bonds and derivatives in the rest of the continent because they need to pass through numerous financial intermediaries.
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Arab Bank in Africa rated top by S&P Global

New Business Ethiopia 05 Oct 2022
The Bank’s core role is to strengthen economic, financial, and technical cooperation between Arab and Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries and is the embodiment of Arab-African solidarity on foundations of equality and friendship ... BADEA’s financial risk profile is ...
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FT invites entries for 2023 ranking of Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies

Business Day Online 05 Oct 2022
The Financial Times, in collaboration with Statista, invites entries from African ...
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FirstBank’s Commitment to Service Yields Stronger Ratings, Accolades

This Day 05 Oct 2022
The Banker’s Top 100 African Bank Rankings published by the Financial Times last week put First Bank at the top of the list of best banks in Nigeria ... the African continent, ranked First Bank number one in Nigeria on overall performance with it 2021 end-of-year audited financials.
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Nigerian proptech Spleet gets $2.6M led by MaC VC to scale its property management products

Business Ghana 05 Oct 2022
Then in July, it became the first African startup to join New York’s MetaProp Accelerator ... For years, proptech, unlike fintech, hasn’t witnessed exploding growth in Africa despite real estate needing as much innovation as financial services in the region.
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Everything you need to know about Cop27

New Statesman 05 Oct 2022
The conference has been dubbed an “African Cop”, and issues that are of particular urgency to the continent are likely to be a focus of the agenda ... Activists and organisers are also keen for the conference to address the “loss and damage” that climate change has caused, and the financial burden this has left for developing countries.
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Africa sees record venture capital investment, bucking global decline

FX Empire 04 Oct 2022
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – African startups attracted a record $3.5 billion in venture capital investment in the first ... The financials sector continued to dominate the African startup space in the first half of 2022, accounting for 44% of total deal value ... Sponsored Financial Content.
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World Bank urges African governments to urgently restore macro-economic stability, protect poor

Joy Online 04 Oct 2022
African governments ... At the same time, high commercial borrowing costs make it difficult for countries to borrow on national and international markets, while tightening global financial conditions are weakening currencies and increasing African countries’ external borrowing costs.
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Uptick in new vehicle sales but load shedding, rising rates a dampener

Independent online (SA) 04 Oct 2022
... African economy as a whole. The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb), at its September Monetary Policy Committee, noted that economic and financial conditions were expected to remain more volatile for the foreseeable future and revised its economic growth outlook lower for 2022.
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Lebanon's kafala workers are being deprived of the internet

The New Arab 04 Oct 2022
In addition, many Lebanese place a higher value on Asian workers, making African women more exposed, vulnerable, and financially insecure ... COVID-19 further compounded these feelings of isolation, desperation and financial insecurity as lockdowns prompted the immediate closing of airports.
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Column: Australia sees longer commodity boost from Russia's Ukraine war

Reuters 04 Oct 2022
These include inflation proving harder to reduce than expected, tighter global financial conditions inducing debt distress in ... Before becoming a financial journalist in 1996, Clyde covered civil wars in Angola, Mozambique and other African hotspots for Agence-France Presse.
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Access for Africans to new shot to guard against HIV is uncertain

The Philadelphia Tribune 04 Oct 2022
African governments that are considering rolling out injectable PrEP would need financial support from multilateral agencies such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, so as not to take funds from other HIV education and prevention initiatives, Russell said.

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