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What African Traders Need to Know About Automated Trading

In 2020, the East African stock market automation project went live. Before that, those who wanted to trade local shares would need to claim their shares certificate in person and then bring or physically send it to the market they wanted to trade in. The new EAC Capital Markets Infrastructure, however, allowed stakeholders to open an account across markets and… Read More
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Over 500 business and govt leaders to attend 7th Africa Singapore Business Forum

Enterprise Singapore (EnterpriseSG), the government agency championing enterprise development in Singapore, has announced dates for the 7th edition of the Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF). The Forum will be held in Singapore from 29 – 31 August 2023 with the theme “Driving Africa’s Growth through Digitalisation, Manufacturing and Sustainability”. The theme is in line with the opportunities arising from Africa’s… Read More
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Africa50 General Shareholders Meeting opens with a forum in Lomé

The Africa50 Infra for Africa Forum kicked off on Monday morning in Lomé, Togo, with a landmark signing of an asset recycling agreement. Asset Recycling is an innovative initiative led by Africa50 for governments to monetize existing infrastructure assets through a concession to the private sector with funds received being reinvested in other priority projects. The agreement with the Republic… Read More
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Food and fuel prices surge in marginalised communities amid Ukraine war

The cost of food, fuel and fertiliser in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities is continuing to escalate to crisis levels since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with families spending up to 10 times what they paid almost 18 months ago, according to new analysis from international humanitarian organisation ActionAid. A survey of more than 1,000 community members and leaders… Read More
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What Germany’s new immigration law means for African skilled workers

Germany’s parliament – the Bundestag has passed a new immigration law that seeks to reform its labour sector. Passed on Friday, the reform intends to encourage more people from outside the European Union especially Africa to come to Germany for work. Germany’s interior Minister Nancy Faeser said the “law secures prosperity in Germany” as she makes a case for the… Read More
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Kenya signs duty-free trade deal with European Union

Kenya has announced that it has signed a trade deal with the European Union to give it tariff-free access to the EU market. Once ratified the deal should mean that Kenyan goods would be cheaper for European consumers, which could increase exports and create more jobs in Kenya. An EU statement noted that this was a balanced agreement, as it… Read More
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BPC Joins FITSPA Uganda to Solidify Commitment to Fintech Innovation

BPC, a global leader in payment solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with the Financial Technology Association of Uganda (FITSPA). This symbolises BPC’s commitment to fostering innovation in Uganda’s financial services sector and a willingness to contribute further to the development of the nation’s fintech ecosystem. FITSPA, Uganda’s premier fintech body, has grown to 206 members and has cultivated a… Read More
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Accelerating instant payments in Africa can boost development

Over 350 million adults in Africa are unbanked and primarily excluded from the formal economy, relying heavily on cash or informal providers for their financial needs, which is costly, risky and leaves them vulnerable to economic instability. This is according to AfricaNenda, an African-led institution that is working to unlock the potential of inclusive digital financial services on the continent.… Read More
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ThriveAgric empowers over 500,000 smallholder farmers in Africa

Leading agricultural technology company, ThriveAgric, has today released its 2022 Impact Report reiterating the company’s mission to build the largest network of profitable farmers and accelerate an Africa that feeds itself. In the year under review, the Nigeria-founded company scaled its operations into neighbouring Ghana, and Kenya in East Africa, amongst other feats. Key highlights of ThriveAgric’s 2022 annual impact… Read More
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