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Ventures Africa | SME Heroes: Building Africa’s Online Business Group

Ventures Africa | SME Heroes: Building Africa’s Online Business Group | Economy | Scoop.it

VENTURES AFRICA – 27 years old Nigerian serial entrepreneur, Adekunle Jinadu Kunle runs a number of businesses including Jaramall.com (an online grocery store), Ashoebi.com (an online store where people buy native apparels), Life saver (an emergency app developed to enable people with mobile dial emergency numbers any time) and MIND; a business he created out of necessity for the development of Africa.

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DRC's Rawbank continues to grow despite weak markets | Central Africa

The potential of the DRC banking sector is limited, but Rawbank is still seeking to innovate and capture a larger share of the national customer base.
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East Africa: EAC Integration Sluggish Due to Lack of Public Awareness

East Africa: EAC Integration Sluggish Due to Lack of Public Awareness | Economy | Scoop.it
TRADE barriers within East African Community states still exist due to lack of awareness on the integration process, a meeting between public and private sector officials was told yesterday.
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Mobile banking revolutionising personal finance in Africa

Mobile banking revolutionising personal finance in Africa | Economy | Scoop.it
Across the world more and more people are using mobile banking services and nowhere more so than in Africa. Seven out of ten Africans have access to a mobile network and the surge in mobile banking…
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Africans Open Fuller Wallets to the Future

Africans Open Fuller Wallets to the Future | Economy | Scoop.it
Across sub-Saharan Africa, consumer demand is fueling the continent’s economies in new ways, driving hopes that Africa will emerge as a success story.
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International Coalition on African Fashion (I-CAF)'s curator insight, August 8, 2014 5:21 PM

Understanding Africa's growing middle class and its critical role in driving the African economy.

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Nigeria to Cut Taxes for Phone Companies to Boost Investment

Nigeria to Cut Taxes for Phone Companies to Boost Investment | Economy | Scoop.it
Nigeria plans to reduce taxes on telecommunications infrastructure to encourage companies to spend more on networks in Africa’s most populous country, Communications Technology Minister Omobola Johnson said.
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Investors use Casablanca Finance City to tap Africa’s potential - FT.com

Launched in 2010, Casablanca Finance City aims to be a financial hub for north and west Africa. Despite construction delays, which mean CFC-based companies are not yet physically in the CFC, progress has been swift. In March, the CFC was included in
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IMF slashes SA’s growth forecast for this year

IMF slashes SA’s growth forecast for this year | Economy | Scoop.it
Growth in SA is expected to stay sluggish as a result of electricity constraints and labour conflicts, the IMF says in its latest World Economic Outlook update
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