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Banking on Fintech for Innovation

Banks in Africa have begun partnering with start-up fintech companies in order to greater serve their customers. Fintech is largely altering the way we use money today. Sectors such as mobile payments, remittance and alternative finance have been significant growth...

Breaking Down Bitcoin

  Bitcoin is quickly infiltrating the African market. But what is Bitcoin? And, can it be trusted?   What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a form of decentralized digital currency that exists within the online, electronic community. Thus, one can use it to purchase...

Elevating Agripreneurs in Liberia

  African Development Bank is supporting the Liberian government to provide entrepreneurship training to 129 agripreneurs in Liberia. This training is to encourage young people in the country to learn initiative, become self-sufficient and start their own...

Kenya Ranked Number 1 in Africa in Enabling Agribusiness

Kenya has been ranked the best in Africa in enabling agribusiness by the World Bank. Kenya beats out 62 countries in 7 regions of Africa. Morocco and Nigeria round out the top three. In the World Bank report on Enabling the Business of Agriculture, the result was...

A first for DRC: Insurance Industry has opened

DRC opens up its insurance market for the first time The DRC’s newly created Insurance Regulatory Authority, Arca, is gearing up to open the insurance industry in DRC (Africa’s fourth-largest country by population) for the first time. Since 1967, the only insurance...

New Jobs at Afreximbank – Apply via CA Global Finance

New Jobs at Afreximbank If you missed the deadline for applying for a job at Afreximbank (African Export-Import Bank) in previous rounds, then you will be happy to know that a new round of recruitment has just opened. CA Global Finance has been retained to recruit...

Jobs in Lusophone Africa Angola: GM & CFO

Do you have experience in the FMCG industry in Africa? Have experience working in Lusophone Africa? Our client - a large FMCG and Distribution company in Angola - has 2 job vacancies in Angola; a Chief Financial Officer and a General Manager. Please review the job...

What do Financial Analysts actually do?

What do Financial Analysts actually do?   The Financial Analyst has a very important role in a business, especially for making business decisions, yet can be so misunderstood. I’m not exactly sure why it’s misunderstood – perhaps the word “Analyst” isn’t descriptive...

Jubilee Insurance to expand to West Africa

Jubilee Insurance to expand to West Africa Jubilee Insurance, the biggest insurance provider in East Africa is planning to further expand their Africa reach, with plans to break into the insurance markets West Africa including the likes of Democratic Republic of Congo...

FMCG Finance jobs in Africa with Lizette Pienaar

FMCG Finance jobs in Africa with Lizette Pienaar Have you met Lizette Pienaar? I introduced her on our social media job sites last month. Lizette is the latest addition to the team and she will be focusing on providing Finance jobs in Africa. Lizette has almost 6...

Fowzia Gamiet

Fowzia Gamiet

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