Impact of COVID-19 on Fintech trends and consumer behaviour

August 5, 2020 COVID-19 on its initial start appeared to be a very distant disease in faraway Asia. From December 2019 to February 2020, nearly everyone outside of China paid no serious attention to it....

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COVID-19: WHO warns African nations on easing virus restrictions

August 5, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that easing of Covid-19 restrictions could lead to a resurgence and has asked African governments to strengthen testing and contact tracing....

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World Economic Forum partners to launch Africa’s 1st Country Financing Roadmap

August 5, 2020 The World Economic Forum is partnering with the Government of Ghana to launch the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) initiative in Africa. This government-led project, in collaboration...

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World Economic Forum partners to launch Africa’s 1st Country Financing Roadmap

August 5, 2020 The World Economic Forum is partnering with the Government of Ghana to launch the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) initiative in Africa. This government-led project, in collaboration...

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AfCFTA Secretariat to begin operations ahead of trade activities from Jan. 2021

August 5, 2020 Parliament has approved the choice of Ghana as the host country for the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat (AfCFTA) in Accra. A report of Parliament’s...

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AfDB Regional Economic Outlook 2020: COVID-19 response and economic diversification crucial to growth recovery in Southern Africa, the most affected region

July 30, 2020 Impact of COVID-19 in South Africa projected to affect the rest of Southern African economies A higher level of preparedness is urgently needed to prevent and mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic...

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IFC Invests US$5.6bn for private sector development in Africa and the Middle East

July 24, 2020 More than US$500m to address the COVID-19 pandemic IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, committed US$5.6billion to private sector development in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa in...

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Post COVID-19: Africa’s growth stands to rebound to 3% in 2021 – AfDB

July 13, 2020 Governments and development partners must respond in a more coordinated, targetted and rapid manner to be effective in limiting impact. An additional 49 million Africans could be pushed...

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AfCFTA plan to ride out crippling coronavirus crisis

July 10, 2020 Africa has a more robust tool in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to use in accelerating regional and economic integration and prepare for uncertain times like the COVID-19...

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African countries making headway in tackling tax evasion and money laundering-2020 Tax Transparency report

July 1, 2020 African countries made great strides in strengthening commitments and capacity to achieve tax transparency and exchange information on illicit fund flows in 2019, the latest Tax...

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