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African markets withstand COVID-19

October 15, 2020 • Business Intelligence, Editors Note, Featured, Finance & Banks, Finance and Banking, Innovation, News, Retail, TechnologyComments (0)

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa and Mauritius are leading the way as financial markets in Africa prove robust despite disruption from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is according to newly-released data out of the 2020 edition of the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index, now in its fourth year of

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SAP Executive Board member for Customer Success, Adaire Fox-Martin

SAP to allocate $60 million to social enterprises

October 7, 2020 • Business Intelligence, Companies, Editors Note, Enterprise Solution, Featured, Finance & Banks, Finance and Banking, Innovation, News, SAP, Software, TechnologyComments (0)

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the enterprise application software firm, estimates it could direct up to US$60 million of its addressable global spend per year to social enterprises

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UK avails £74 million finance aid to Zimbabwe

October 6, 2020 • Business Intelligence, Editors Note, Featured, Finance & Banks, Finance and Banking, NewsComments (0)

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, SA  JOHANNESBURG – THE United Kingdom (UK) is providing £74 million (R1,57 billion) of bilateral development assistance to support Zimbabwe this year. The funds are focusing on poverty reduction, humanitarian

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Africa emerges fastest growing mobile region

October 5, 2020 • Broadband, Business Intelligence, Companies, Enterprise Solution, Featured, Finance & Banks, Finance and Banking, Innovation, Mobile, Mobile Banking, News, Technology, Telecoms, Virtual RealityComments (0)

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – SUB-Saharan Africa remains the fastest-growing region, with 477 million mobile subscribers at the end of 2019, the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) has disclosed. With an additional 137