Daily Archives: September 22, 2016

Innotribe and Innovate Finance Launch Global FinTech Hubs Federation Initiative

FinTech associations and network providers from more than 20 countries, including several in Africa, join Innotribe and Innovate Finance to form the Global FinTech Hubs Federation read more

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Regulatory reform and the ease of doing business matters for long term growth and prosperity

Op-ed by DFID-Ghana Country Director on better regulatory reform read more

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ZRA to inroduce mobile phone tax application

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) will introduce a mobile phone application that will be used to pay taxes. read more

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Zambia to develop new airport on the Copperbelt

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The artist’s impression of the terminal building of the New Copperbelt International Airport. Source; Zambia Airports Corporation Limited. read more

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Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business Forum

Three years after the launch of Power Africa, the United States is on track to fulfill its initial $7 billion commitment over five years read more

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East Africa Rising

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Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking transactions a day, reveals strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year. read more

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Nigerian Government Support can help Small Businesses thrive in Recessionary Times

Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director Sage West Africa

Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director Sage West Africa read more

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A World of Differences: Five Shifts Set to Shape the Future of Africa’s Entertainment & Media Industry

Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa

Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa read more

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SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service exceeds 500 customers – close to 30% are African-based

Cooperative sees validation of the hosted utility model for compliance services read more

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Botswana retains internet calling services

Botswana says it will not ban the use of free Internet calling services which is slowly dominating the local market,  Deputy Permanent Secretary (ICT) in the Ministry of Transport and Communications disclosed this week. read more

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