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Posts Tagged ‘financial’

  • Fintech’s adoption will continue to revolutionise the postal landscape in 2019

    February 11, 2019 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Fintech’s adoption will continue to revolutionise the postal landscape in 2019

    Two years ago, Australia Post entered into a joint venture with a company to offer local businesses a single platform to access e-commerce products and other services. Post office branches in the UK offer customers access to the majority of all UK current...

  • Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18

    December 17, 2018 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18

    Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe Limited (“Cassava Zimbabwe”) is set to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (“ZSE”) on Tuesday the 18th of December 2018. This follows the finalisation of all the conditions precedent to the demerger of Cassava Zimbabwe from...

  • Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

    Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

    October 16, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

    On October 15, Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2019. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is currently underway in Orlando Florida.   Gartner defines a...

  • Honorable Matia Kasaija, Uganda’s Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.Picture: Monitor

    Uganda becomes the first African country to de-risk small and medium scale renewables

    July 28, 2018 • East Africa, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Uganda becomes the first African country to de-risk small and medium scale renewables

    Uganda becomes the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the African Trade Insurance Agency , a Pan-African and multilateral guarantor and KfW with funding from German Ministry of...

  • Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya among the top scoring economies; Uganda records strongly improved risk-reward score

    Postal operators can help drive down remittance costs in parts of Africa

    June 16, 2018 • East Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Postal operators can help drive down remittance costs in parts of Africa

    Money received from loved ones working abroad can transform a family’s living standards. From Albania to Australia and from Bahrain to Bangladesh, the essential bridges built between countries due to remittances support migrant families and keep children in...

  • The evolution of digital agencies – a new way to see the world

    May 16, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on The evolution of digital agencies – a new way to see the world

    For those who like riddles, an old favourite, “when is a door not a door?” springs to mind when looking at the evolution of the digital agency. For the longest time the industry has been fretting about consultancies encroaching on agencies’ space. As...

  • Mobile, Banking, Africa, Opinion, M-Banking, Unbanked, Financial Inclusion

    The role of mobile financial services in achieving financial inclusion in Africa

    July 24, 2017 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on The role of mobile financial services in achieving financial inclusion in Africa

    Africa is at the forefront of mobile banking (M-banking). It is also one of the continents with the lowest levels of financial inclusion. Because of the penetration of the mobile phone in the telecommunications sector, mobile banking has taken off...

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    Samsung Posts Record Quarterly Profit

    July 7, 2017 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung Posts Record Quarterly Profit

    According to reports by the BBC, Samsung Electronics today reported record quarterly profits of 14 trillion WON ($12bn; £9.3bn) in the three months to June, which is up 72% on a year earlier. The record has been attributed to the surge in global demand for...

  • Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

    July 16, 2014 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

    Bookkeeper (half day) IT News Africa is looking to hire a bookkeeper to start as soon as possible. This person must have a stable work track record and should be willing to work half day. The role will involve the basic bookkeeping functions. This is a newly...

  • New appointment at Bharti Airtel Nigeria

    June 14, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on New appointment at Bharti Airtel Nigeria

    BHARTI Airtel Nigeria, a leading telecommunications service provider has promoted Solanke Abimbola to the position of Financial Controller. The new promotion is in line with the company’s firm commitment to the personal and professional advancement of its...

  • Nashua Zululand and Spescom to offer advanced solutions for financial sector

    January 8, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Nashua Zululand and Spescom to offer advanced solutions for financial sector

    Nashua Zululand, an independent franchise of Nashua Ltd, started a strategic alliance with Spescom, that will see Nashua’s customers benefiting from Spescom’s ReMo mobile and fixed-line recording solution for advanced office automation, data archiving and...

  • Sony Ericsson set to announce financial results next week

    January 7, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sony Ericsson set to announce financial results next week

    SONY Ericsson is expected to announce its financial statement of the fourth quarter of 2008, on January 16. The results of the communications giant, which has spread its wings in Africa, will be announced by the company’s president Dick Komiyama in...

  • World Bank’s chief economist for Africa launches blog

    September 25, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on World Bank’s chief economist for Africa launches blog

    Shanta Devarajan, the World Bank’s chief economist for Africa, will launch a blog, AfricaCan.org, which will serve as an online forum for sharing ideas on Africa’s development. The objective of AfricaCan is to promote conversation and analysis on...