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A new study shows that weather-based insurance will help smallholder farmers to withstand the effects of climate change and market shocks.
Private equity industry experts discuss what they consider when looking at potential mining deals.
Nigerian banking continues to face significant headwinds – in relation to both revenue and costs.
“Coming across sceptics in professional life can actually be more useful than advice. It makes me work even harder towards my vision.”
“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”
Elmehdi Amid, a senior analyst at Infomineo, highlights five realities supporting the idea of a booming African insurance market.
COMESA is set to see up to US$1bn injection with new trade finance fund.
Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?
Thomson Wilks is now accepting the crypto-currency Bitcoin as a form of payment from its clients.
Carlyle recently made a $147m investment in Nigeria’s Diamond Bank.
Skrill’s emerging market model will be launching in Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Tanzania in the next few weeks.
Herman Singh explains why M-Pesa’s Kenyan model failed in South Africa in 2010, and why the revamped version will succeed.
Credit card usage in Africa trails other continents significantly.
Equity Bank is rolling out its own mobile network using a new paper-thin SIM card that sits on top of an ordinary SIM.
Accurate market data is often hard to come by in many African countries.