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Standard Chartered launches Africa’s most extensive roll out of mobile and online banking

Standard Chartered launches Africa’s most extensive roll out of mobile and online banking

Standard Chartered Bank is bringing its newest mobile and online banking platform to 1 million clients across 8 African markets, the most extensive digital rollout of its kind in ...

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With or without junk status SA economy remains in distress

With or without junk status SA economy remains in distress

The highly anticipated downgrading to junk bond status is neither the beginning nor the end of South Africa’s economic woes, according to an economist from the University of Stell ...

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Mr Price flourishes amid weak economy

Mr Price flourishes amid weak economy

Mr Price said yesterday that its sales exceeded R20 billion and earnings exceeded R10 a share for the first time since the group’s inception. Chief executive Stuart Bird said the ...

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The power of education for building peace in Africa

The power of education for building peace in Africa

Ensuring equitable access to education is key in addressing the root causes of conflict and instability in Africa, stakeholders said today ahead of the Pan-African Symposium on Ed ...

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MK design-a-t-shirt competition: Calling all young designers

MK design-a-t-shirt competition: Calling all young designers

In South Africa, youth month is celebrated in June with the commemoration of Youth Day on the 16th of June. At Makamba Online, we believe in the development of young talent and th ...

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Botswana retailer buys Ukwala stores in Kenya

Botswana retailer buys Ukwala stores in Kenya

Botswana supermarket chain Choppies Enterprises has finally succeeded in its year-long quest to enter Kenya’s retail space through the acquisition of Ukwala Supermarkets stores. T ...

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African economies under pressure – AfDB

African economies under pressure – AfDB

Africa is unlikely to fall into the type of unsustainable debt trap seen in the 1990s despite a spike in borrowing and widening budget deficits, the African Development Bank (AfDB ...

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Free sanitary towels could help keep Tanzanian girls in school

Free sanitary towels could help keep Tanzanian girls in school

In the world’s poorer countries and rural areas – most particularly in Africa and Asia – girls who are menstruating usually can’t afford sanitary towels. Instead, they’ll use old ...

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Technological innovation to grow Africa’s agribusiness sector

Technological innovation to grow Africa’s agribusiness sector

Agriculture is currently standing on the edge of a second green revolution. This revolution will entail fundamental shifts in how the agricultural sector utilises and implements i ...

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African proverb of the day 01/06/2016

African proverb of the day 01/06/2016

Don't set sail using someone else's star. African proverb ...

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