Tuesday, 20 November 2018

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  • Madagascar election result to be challenged

    Madagascar election result to be challenged

    Madagascar’s presidential election result is likely to face stiff legal challenges, following accusations of electoral fraud and corruption against the electoral body. AFP says app ...

  • Pioneer Foods revenue up three percent

    Pioneer Foods revenue up three percent

    Packaged goods company Pioneer Foods on Monday reported a three percent increase to R20.2 billion in revenue for the year ended September 30, while volumes were up four percent, in ...

  • Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam difference

    Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam difference

    Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its wate ...

  • One year after the fall of Robert Mugabe

    One year after the fall of Robert Mugabe

    As Zimbabwe marks a year since the dramatic events which led to the departure of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, Makamba Online looks at the key events and changes in the post Muga ...

SEARCH BEGINS FOR NEW KENYA CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR

SEARCH BEGINS FOR NEW KENYA CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR

Dr Haron Sirima is likely to be appointed the new Central Bank of Kenya Governor following the expiry of Prof Njuguna Ndungu's term on Tuesday. Sirima, whom analysts gave a n ...

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GHANA BANKERS ENGAGE PUBLIC ON STATE OF ECONOMY

GHANA BANKERS ENGAGE PUBLIC ON STATE OF ECONOMY

The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) Ghana has held its maiden public forum here in Accra where captains of industry and commerce discussed the prevailing economic situation. ...

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INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE URGES FINANCIERS TO FOREGO LOCAL RISKS

INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE URGES FINANCIERS TO FOREGO LOCAL RISKS

Ecobank Group Chief Executive Officer, Albert Essien, urged investors to engage with African countries on a long-term basis and avoid abrupt changes in investment over perceived i ...

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AFDB, MASTERCARD ADDRESS FINANCIAL EXCLUSION

AFDB, MASTERCARD ADDRESS FINANCIAL EXCLUSION

The African Development Bank and MasterCard have announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the continent. The collaboration seeks to deve ...

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RWANDA CONVERTS TO CASHLESS ECONOMY

RWANDA CONVERTS TO CASHLESS ECONOMY

Rwanda is accelerating plans to transform into a cashless economy and achieve 80 percent financial inclusion by 2017. the Better Than Cash Alliance has lauded this commitment to u ...

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NIGERIAN BOURSE LAUDS GLOBAL RECOGNITION

NIGERIAN BOURSE LAUDS GLOBAL RECOGNITION

"Officials from the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) hailed the bourse’s admission as a full member in the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the trade association for the oper ...

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WOMEN’S BANK POISED TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO FINANCE

WOMEN’S BANK POISED TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO FINANCE

Professional Women Bankers (APWB) President, Tinuola Thompson-Ajayi, is confident the planned Women Microfinance Bank (WMfB) would reduce financial exclusion. The proposal of the ...

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CONFLICTING FORECASTS FOR GHANA ECONOMIC GROWTH

CONFLICTING FORECASTS FOR GHANA ECONOMIC GROWTH

Ghana is in a dilemma to properly project its economic growth amid conflicting projections. While on the other hand the government is projecting an 8 percent economic ...

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STANDARD GETS 7TH CONSECUTIVE TOP ACCOLADE

STANDARD GETS 7TH CONSECUTIVE TOP ACCOLADE

Standard Bank said it had been named the leading investment bank in Africa for the seventh consecutive year. EMEA Finance, the industry publication conferred the accolade. The 201 ...

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CLIENTS, STAFF CONNIVE TO DEFRAUD BANKS

CLIENTS, STAFF CONNIVE TO DEFRAUD BANKS

The Financial Institution Training Centre (FITC) reported a prevalence of cases where local clients defrauded banks. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Managing Di ...

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