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By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE World Bank has sounded the alarm on lack of progress made in reducing poverty and inequality as well promoting growth over the past 50 years. The concern is carried in a report, Fair Progress? Educational Mobility around the World, which marks the 25th anniversary of the International Day to Eradicate More...

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By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

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By On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Safaricom completes Kenya M-PESA upgrade

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SAFARICOM, the mobile network operator, has upgraded its globally-renowned M-PESA mobile money platform in Kenya. The exercise commenced Saturday and More...

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By On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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SA’s poor savings record in the spotlight

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – WHILE South Africans are known to be poor savers, amid estimations only 6 percent can afford to retire comfortably,nonetheless, predominantly Rand-based investments More...

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By On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Absa, China Development Bank sign $100 million deal

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ABSA Bank has concluded a five-year $100 million (R1,32 billion) Special Facility Agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB). The first major More...

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By On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Econet dominant in Zimbabwe mobile money space

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ECONET Wireless, the leading mobile network operator,has maintained its dominance in Zimbabwe’s mobile money payments sector.According to statistics More...

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By On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Rwanda power utility enhances operational efficiency

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – RWANDA Energy Group (REG) has embarked on a drive to streamline its business processes, improve corporate governance and enhance operational performance.Its More...

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By On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Contact-less tech cards debuts in East Africa

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA Commercial Bank (KCB) Group has entered into a partnership with UnionPay International to enhance its digital payments services across the More...

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By On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Nedbank urges startups to defy economic upsets

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE prevailing economic challenges afflicting South Africa must not deter plans to start new businesses, an economist has said. Nedbank economist, Busiswe Radebe, More...

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By On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Barclays announces partnership with fintechs

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Barclays Africa Group will collaborate with several financial technology (fintech) companies to explore promising new technology-based solutions that could More...