Business Investments 

Bitcoin and Blockchain Explained

What is Bitcoin?  Bitcoin is an online investment system where money is being saved in a digital currency using Blockchain technology. We usually express Bitcoin as a digital currency in dollars. The stored value of bitcoin fluctuates like most currencies or precious metals such as gold or silver. In the cryptocurrency marketplace, there are over 2172 cryptocurrencies operating in 10,840 exchanges, with a market capitalization of over $234 billion (, 2019). All cryptocurrencies depend on the Blockchain technology, to function seamless and provide the robustness and privacy that investors deserve.…

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Musician John Malunga Business Investments 

Malawian Musician John Malunga arrested for selling counterfeit products

Renown Malawi musician, John Malunga is under police custody in the boarder district of Mchinji, for allegedly selling counterfeit products. Mchinji Police Station spokesperson Kaitano Lubrino, told The Maravi Post that Malunga was on contract with C & NF, a Mulanje-based company which produces and sells Ruo Body Cleaner (Ufa wa mbatata). The company hired the suspect to promote and sell their product, considering his talent and fame as a musician, he could do a better marketing job of the products. Please follow and like us:

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Malawi Kwacha Business Investments 

Malawi arrests Nigerian business man at Kamuzu Airport for Foreign exchange fraud

LILONGWE-(AGV)-The Malawi Police at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA). in the capital Lilongwe, on Monday afternoon arrested a 43-year old Nigerian national for attempting to externalize US$7,000 (MK5 million), which was hidden in his hand luggage.   KIA Spokesperson Sapulain Chitonde, identified the suspect as Egemonye Christian Chinedu, holder of a Nigerian Passport number A05010761.   Chinedu was apprehended inside the Departures Lounge at around 13:00 hours, as he waited to board a Nigerian-bound Kenyan Airways flight. Please follow and like us:

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PIAFRICA Business Investments 

Transforming African economies through Pension Funds and Alternative Investments

MAURITIUS, Feb. 22, 2017 :— Only one month remains until industry stakeholders meet at the Pension Funds & Alternative Investments Africa Conference (PIAFRICA), taking place on the 15 – 16 March at the Intercontinental Resort, Balaclava, Mauritius. Mauritius has a real GDP growth of 3.4% and access to 26% of the world’s population via air and sea networks, a range of investment promotion and protection agreements and bilateral double taxation avoidance agreements, making it a prime location to explore the opportunities available in pension funds and alternative investments. Pension funds…

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African Woman but Not Religious Business Development Investments Science 

Africa is squandering its potential

London, 7 December 2016 – Africa is a world leader in poverty and hunger due to a lack of committed leadership and rampant corruption, said Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in his address at the House of Lords today. Although rich in minerals, gas and oil, and with abundant sunshine and fertile soil, 23 of the 25 poorest countries in the world are in Africa, and 389 million of its people live in extreme poverty. It is the only region in the…

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Elizabeth Taylor to fight AIDS in Malawi Investments Leaders Southern Africa Southern. Africa 

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation launch $4 million toward controlling the AIDS epidemic in Malawi

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) today announced a $4 million, two-year partnership to accelerate progress toward controlling the AIDS epidemic through innovative strategies to reach men aged 25-40 with HIV prevention and treatment services in Malawi. Please follow and like us:

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Investments West Africa 

European Investment Bank steps up its activity in West Africa

On an official visit to Côte d’Ivoire on Monday 21 November 2016, Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), strongly reaffirmed the key role being played by the EIB in West Africa and throughout the African continent. The official visit by the President and Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle was firmly focused on the future with the opening of a new regional office in Abidjan and the launch of the Boost Africa initiative which will benefit more than 1 500 start-ups and innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the African…

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US president Barack Obama joins his host Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and three African entrepreneurs Business Development Investments 

Launch of Boost Africa Initiative, a new integrated approach to boost young innovative entrepreneurs across Africa

Over 1,500 start-ups and high-growth SMEs to be supported across the continent Boost Africa Initiative, a unique partnership in support of innovation and entrepreneurship across Africa has been launched today in Abidjan by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the European Commission. The launch ceremony took place at the Headquarters of the AfDB in Abidjan in presence of EIB President Werner Hoyer, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle and Stefano Manservisi, Director-General for International Cooperation and Development at the European…

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ICSFS Wins “Best Core Banking Systems Technology Provider, Africa” Award

World FinanceLONDON, United-Kingdom, February 18, 2014/ — ICS Financial Systems Ltd. – ICSFS (, the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, is pleased to announce that it has won

Best Core Banking Systems Technology Provider” in Africa for its ICS BANKS® solution at the
prestigious World Finance Technology Awards that was organized by World Finance magazine 


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Win win partnership? China, Southern Africa and the Extractive Industries

Malawi Parliament Build by Chinese MoneyJohannesburg, 14 August – China has prioritised Africa as a strategic partner at both the political and economic level and already its drive for raw materials has initiated a new scramble for Africa, the long-term implications of which are uncertain – but a new book argues that there can be a ‘win win partnership’ in southern Africa if governments pursue policies that are based on achieving long-term socio-economic and development goals. 


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