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Further Digital-only retail banks in Africa

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, January 31, 2019/ — Standard Chartered (www.SC.com) today announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. [Read more…]

Eliud Kipchoge credits teamwork for his Success

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Eliud Kipchoge astounded the running world by taking the huge chunk of one minute, 18 seconds off the world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. Germany’s most spectacular road race was the stage for the moon landing of marathon running on Sunday. But the Olympic champion still had enough energy in reserve to take to social media in the next few hours and express his appreciation of the part played by the various teams which make up the community around the greatest marathon runner of the modern era. [Read more…]

Standard Chartered Bank launch digital bank in Ivory Coast

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast –  Standard Chartered Bank (www.SC.com) today announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Côte d’Ivoire. [Read more…]

Innovation and consolidation to drive African tech deals

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Improving economic growth and investment in technology and broadband to fuel growth in Africa’s telecom media and tech sector [Read more…]

China upgrades its relations with Africa

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The Chinese government has announced that it will roll out 10 cooperation plans that will strengthen cooperation with Africa in the coming three years. [Read more…]

The changing face of Africa Growth

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South Africa – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says despite the grim global economic outlook, Africa Growth still has the ability to continue, thanks to the potential of its human capital. [Read more…]

Youth must work for Africa economy

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South Africa – Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela says it’s high time new ways are found to turn the more than 200 million young people in Africa into human capital. [Read more…]

African Standby Force closer to reality

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African Standby Force – The vision of achieving a united, peaceful and prosperous Africa entered a new phase on Monday when the largest multi-country military exercise kicked off. [Read more…]

Peace and security key for Africa prosperity

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Pretoria – Peace and security are key requirements for Africa’s prosperity, says International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers. [Read more…]

African oil & gas organisations plan for an upturn

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Overall, activity in the oil & gas industry across the African continent has slowed in the wake of the declining oil price in late 2014. [Read more…]