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How South Africa’s Black Economic Empowerment Initiative Empowered the Powerful

Regiments Capital, a boutique South African securities investment firm, earned more than 891 million rand ($58.7 million) in shares by taking advantage of a government initiative designed to mitigate the inequality of 50 years of apartheid, an OCCRP investigation reveals. Regiments has already been implicated in several schemes that allowed the controversial …

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Forbes Africa | 8 Years And Growing

As FORBES AFRICA celebrates eight years of showcasing African entrepreneurship, we look back on our stellar collection of cover stars, ranging from billionaires to space explorers to industrialists, self-made multi-millionaire businessmen and social entrepreneurs working for Africa. They tell us what they are doing now, how their businesses have grown, …

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East Meets West: A Q&A With CcHub’s Bosun Tijani On Acquisition Of iHub

Within Africa’s tech scene, there’s a continuous thread of competition which flows between East and West Africa. In fintech, a number of players including Branch, Carbon, and Kuda are building tech solutions to serve Africa’s unbanked population. For the ride-hailing sector, SafeBoda, OPay, and MAX.NG are all trying to help commuters beat traffic jams albeit on different sides of …

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World Bank revises Africa’s 2019 growth to 2.6 percent

The World Bank has revised overall growth projections for Sub-Saharan Africa to 2.6 percent in 2019 about 0.2 percent lower than the April forecast. In the 20th edition of Africa’s pulse released on Wednesday this week, the World Bank noted that growth would be hampered by persistent global economic uncertainty. …

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AfCFTA presents potential to African youth – experts

At a time when countries across Africa are working to integrate, especially with the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), youth can work beyond their individual countries. This was observed during the on-going YouthConnekt Africa summit in Kigali. So far, 22 countries have ratified the AfCFTA pending implementation next …

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